NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government has finalised an RRTS route connecting the Noida International Airport in Jewar with Ghaziabad RRTS Station through Greater Noida West, Surajpur and Pari Chowk.
The corridor proposed by NCRTC spans 72 kilometres and has 12 elevated stations. The Northern Terminal will be located at the already existing Ghaziabad RRTS Station, while the Southern Terminal will be at Jewar International Airport.
Phases of the Corridor
It has been proposed to be developed in 2 phases:
- Phase 1: Ghaziabad – Kasna with seven new stations at – Ghaziabad South, Greater Noida West Sector 4, Greater Noida West Sector 2, Knowledge Park V, Surajpur, Pari Chowk and Ecotech 6
- Phase 2: Kasna – Jewar Airport with four new stations at Dankaur, YEIDA North Sector 18, YEIDA Central Sector 21 and Jewar Airport
Further developments include the preparation and approval of DPR, Projections, Exact Routes, etc. The DPR would then go through various stages of approval, where the project’s fate would be deliberated upon.
The UP government had asked NCRTC to explore a possible RRTS corridor from Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan via DND Flyway, Noida Expressway and Yamuna Expressway to the Greenfield airport and another through Greater Noida West and Greater Noida City’s central part to the airport in Jewar.
The proposed plan for the funding is as follows:
|Government of UP
|Government of India
|YEIDA + Greater Noida
Location Advanatg for Jewar Airport
In the future, the Jewar Airport is expected to function as a station for the planned 865 km Delhi – Varanasi Bullet Train project initiated by India’s National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL).
The project is expected to be operational by 2030 if everything goes as planned.
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