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Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor of RRTS approved

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor of RRTS approved

With an aim to de-congest the national capital, the Union Cabinet on February 19 approved the construction of the priority Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut rapid transit system (RRTS) worth Rs 30,274 crore.

The corridor is expected to connect the cities to the centre with a high-speed dedicated rail connector and serve as many as eight lakh passenger trips per day.

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor

It will cover a distance of 82.15 KM. Of the 82.15 kilometres (km), 68.03 km would be elevated and 14.12 km would be underground.

The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS route is 82 km with 24 stations. The rapid rail is expected to have a speed of 180 kmph. As per the detailed project report, the train is expected to cover the entire distance in 55 minutes.

The proposed RRTS will be implemented as a joint venture by the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) and the state governments.

The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor is first of the three prioritized corridors planned for implementation in Phase-1. The other two are Delhi-Gurugram-Alwar and Delhi-Panipat corridors.

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