RRTS, A significant enhancement to India’s transportation infrastructure!

The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the priority section of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor at Sahibabad RapidX Station in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh today. Prime Minister also flagged off the Namo Bharat RapidX train connecting Sahibabad to Duhai Depot, marking the launch of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in India. Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation, two stretches of east-west corridor of Bengaluru Metro. 

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi also travelled on board the Regional Rapid Train Namo Bharat. 

Addressing the gathering, Shri Narendra Modi said that today is a historic moment for the nation as India’s first Rapid Rail Service, the Namo Bharat Train is being dedicated to the people. Shri Narendra Modi recalled laying the foundation stone for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor four years ago and marked its operation today on the Sahibabad to Duhai Depot stretch. Shri Narendra Modi reiterated the government’s commitment to inaugurate the projects whose foundation stones are laid and expressed confidence that he will be present to inaugurate the completion of the Meerut stretch of RRTS after eighteen months.

Shri Narendra Modi shared his experience of traveling in the Namo Bharat earlier today and expressed delight at the transformation of Railways in the country. Noting the occasion of Navratra, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that the Namo Bharat has been blessed by Mata Katyayani. Prime Minister also informed that women make up the entire support staff and the locomotive pilots of the newly inaugurated Namo Bharat Train.

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said “Namo Bharat is a symbol of the strengthening women power in the country”,. Shri Narendra Modicongratulated the people of Delhi, NCR and Western Uttar Pradesh for today’s projects on the auspicious occasion of Navratra. The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that the Namo Bharat train has modernity and speed. “Namo Bharat Trains is defining the new journeys of New India and its new resolutions”,.

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RRTS, A significant enhancement to India's transportation infrastructure!
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Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor

The 17 Km priority sections of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor will connect Sahibabad to ‘Duhai Depot’ with stations at Ghaziabad, Guldhar and Duhai on the way. The foundation stone for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor was laid by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 8th March 2019.

A total of 8nos RRTS corridors have been identified to be developed in NCR, out of which three corridors have been prioritised to be implemented in Phase-I including Delhi to Ghaziabad to Meerut Corridor; Delhi to Gurugram to SNB to Alwar Corridor; and Delhi to Panipat Corridor. The Delhi to Ghaziabad to Meerut RRTS being developed at a costs of more than Rs 30,000 crore and will connect Delhi to Meerut in less than an hour of travels time going through the urban centre of Ghaziabad, Muradnagar, and Modinagar.

Regional Rapid Transit System being developed in the country, is a state-of-the-art regional mobility solution and is comparable to the best in the world. RRTS will provide safe, reliable and modern intercity commuting solutions in the country. In line with Prime Minister GatiShakti National Master Plan, the RRTS network will have extensive multi-modal integration with Railway stations, Metro stations, Bus services etc. Such transformative regional mobility solutions will boost economic activity in the region; provide improved access to employments, education & healthcare opportunities; and help in the significant reduction of vehicular congestion & air pollutions.

Bengaluru Metro

The two metro stretches that will be formally dedicated to the country by the Prime Minister connect Baiyappanahalli to Krishnarajapura and Kengeri to Challaghatta. These two metro stretches were opened for public services from 9th October 2023 to provide conveniences to the public commuting on this corridor, without waiting for formal inauguration.

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