Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor: A high-speed transformational transit system

The corridor will pass through important location which includes Yamuna Bridge, Anand Vihar, Ghaziabad and Duhai

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor: A high speed transformational transit system
Image Source: NCRTC

NEW DELHI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): National Capital Region Transportation Corporation NCRTC has released the implementation status as of October 2021 of the corridor. The organization with the full support of its engineers, stakeholders and contractors is working day in and day out to deliver India’s first high-speed transit system for the people of Delhi-NCR. The corridor is at a stretch of 82 kms starting from Sarai Kale Khan to Begumpul Station. As many as 25 stations are being constructed for the corridor. NCRTC team has adopted modern construction technologies and techniques which can put an end to traffic inconvenience faced by the people living in Delhi-NCR on a regular basis.

The corridor will pass through important location which includes Yamuna Bridge, Anand Vihar, Ghaziabad and Duhai. Sudarshan, a tunnel boring machine (a Make in India product) will be used to excavate through soil and rock inside the tunnel. NCRTC belief in using an alternate machine instead of going for a conventional method is commendable. However, the machine will be fit to use at a factory only by December 2021. Electric Mast installation on Viaduct is in progress which adds another dimension to the project. An ailment crossing under the Hindon elevated road is under construction as well. “Special Spans” at interchanging stations and across metro viaduct at Anand Vihar. Construction of RSS (Reinforced Soil Slope) is being done at Ghaziabad and Muradnagar station.

Image Source: NCRTC

Other than Sudarshan, lifts and escalators are being made and manufactured in India as well with factory locations in Bengaluru and Pune. The train manufacturing is in full throttle too, MoHUA (Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs), State governments of UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi are some key stakeholders in the project.


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