RRTS Update: Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director, NCRTC inspects various stations of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor

Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC, along with other senior officials inspected the work progress on the Priority Section of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor.

More Details:

  • This includes a multi-modal-integration scheme at Ghaziabad, oscillation trials, and demonstration of PSDs. Further, the team visited IBL workshop and BIM Lab training facility.

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