NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi residents may enjoy the ride of the much-awaited rapid rail system in the upcoming 2 years, as the National Capital Region Transport Corporation has started the pre-construction on Sarai Kale Khan-Panchgaon route under the phase-II of the Delhi-Gurugram-Shahjana-Neemrana Behror RRTS corridor.
Delhi would be mainly covered under the phase-II, with 4 stations at Sarai Kale Khan, INA, Munirka and Aerocity being built. The rest stations at Udyog Vihar, IDPL Complex & Panchgaon are in Gurugram.
The phase-II construction under the ambitious project is supposed to be developed in 2022. The construction of phase-I of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor is already started.
“The main construction work tender among IDPL Complex – Rajiv Chowk has begun and under evaluation. Once the lockdown is lifted, award work would be passed through the centre & construction will start,” told a senior official of the NCRTC.
The pre-construction under the Delhi & Gurugram regions like designing, road-widening, utility diversion, pile load testing, a geotechnical survey amid others has begun. The NCRTC has floated for the project.
The Sarai Kale Khan station is moving developed as the country’s 1st mega transit hub where the 3 RRTS corridors would converge. The corridors would be interoperable for easy travelling & interchange facility so that commuters can travel easily.
For line 7 of the DMRC and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station and Inter-State Bus Terminal, The Sarai Kale station would be an interchange station.
A DPR of the corridor has already been confirmed by the concerned state govt and is under active consideration of the Central govt.
The Delhi-Gurugram-SNB corridor would be executed in 3 stages. In the first stage, the Delhi–Gurugram–SNB Urban Complex would be built. In the second stage, the extension from SNB Urban Complex – Sotanala will be held, and in the third stage, SNB Urban Complex – Alwar would be created.