RRTS Update: ADB and World Bank team visit Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor

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A Team of officials from Asian Development Bank and the World Bank visited some of the key sites of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor.

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  • During their joint mission to NCRTC, a team of officials from Asian Development Bank and the World Bank visited some of the key sites of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor including Anand Vihar RRTS Station, Ghaziabad and Guldhar RRTS Stations, and Duhai Depot.
  • Team NCRTC gave them an overview of the various construction activities being carried out for elevated and underground sections of the corridor, installation of several systems and subsystems, latest technologies being adopted for this transformative mobility solution, and preparations underway for the trial runs of the country’s first Regional Rapid Transit System.

About Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor:

  • The Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor is approximately 82 km long corridor with 25 stations, which will cover the distance from Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to Modipuram in Meerut in about 60 minutes (Currently, it takes around 3 hours to commute from Delhi to Meerut).
  • The total project completion cost of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor is about INR 30274 Crore.
  • RRTS is a rail based high-speed transit system with a design speed of 180 kmph and an average speed of 100 kmph.
  • Once operational, it will be the fastest, most comfortable and safest mode of commuter transport in NCR.

About NCRTC:

  • National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) is a Joint Venture of Government of India and State Governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh and is mandated for designing, developing, implementing, financing, operating and maintaining Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) projects in the National Capital Region (NCR) to provide comfortable and fast transit to NCR towns and meet the high growth in transport demand.

Source: NCRTC- Press Release | Images Credit: NCRTC

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