NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Delhi government’s transmission company DTL will set up a separate substation at Maharani Bagh to provide uninterrupted power supply to the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) and semi high-speed Delhi-Varanasi Rail Corridor, officials said on Tuesday.
The tender for a 620 MVA dedicated substation is expected to be soon floated by Delhi Transco Limited (DTL), they said, PTI reported.
The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) is establishing India’s first rapid rail transit system between Delhi and Meerut which is expected to be completed by 2025. The RRTS train is designed to run at a speed of 180 kmph making them the fastest train in the country.
The 813-km Delhi-Varanasi high speed rail corridor is likely to be commissioned by 2029.