NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) named India’s first regional semi-high-speed rail service “RAPIDX.”
In many languages, the brand name RAPIDX is easy to read and pronounce. In both Hindi and English, the term “RAPID” has already been selected and appreciated by the locals as their preferred transit system whereas, to signify speed and progress, X in the name denotes next-generation technology and the new-age mobility solution. It also represents youth, optimism, and energy.
The brand’s dedication to decarbonization which includes using green energy as well as decongesting the NCR and fewer vehicles on the road is symbolized by the green leaf and NCRTC was tapping green energy by installing solar panels on stations and depots and planned to be increased progressively by using blended power in traction.
People who decide to stay in their hometowns in the NCR will be able to access the national capital thanks to RAPIDX, a cutting-edge, first-rate, sustainable, practical, quick, safe, and comfortable mode of transportation. RAPIDX will make it simpler and quicker for young people in NCR to access a range of options that will help them achieve their goals.
The RAPIDX will serve this 82-km long corridor and greatly reduce the travel time between Delhi and Meerut on the first RRTS corridor, Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut.
NCRTC is targeting commissioning the entire Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor for the public by 2025. However, before that, A 17-km long Priority Section will operationalize before the scheduled time between Sahibabad and Duhai in 2023.