‘Rapid Rail’ will run faster than Vande Bharat, Delhi to Meerut in just 40 minutes! Know where the stations will be
The first phase of Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail is likely to start by the end of March.
The first rapid rail will be run on a 17 kilometer long track between Sahibabad and Duhai.
The rapid rail station is connected to metro stations, railway stations and bus depots in Delhi.
Rapid Rail: Lakhs of people traveling between Delhi-NCR to Ghaziabad and Meerut are soon going to get the gift of rapid rail. The special thing is that this facility will further reduce the travel time. The work of Rapid Rail Transit System on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut route is being completed fast and this train will start from the end of this month. The first rapid rail will be run on a 17 kilometer long track between Sahibabad and Duhai.
The first stage of the Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut route has been completed. The special thing is that this train will run faster than Vande Bharat Express. At the same time, the station of Rapid Rail has been connected to the metro station, railway station and bus depot in Delhi.
Rapid Rail will be faster than Vande Bharat Express!
The biggest feature of Rapid Rail is its speed. The maximum speed of the train is being told as 180 kilometers per hour. Although its speed during operation is 160 kilometers per hour. At the same time, the speed of Vande Bharat Express is also 180 km per hour, but due to security reasons, it is limited to only 130 km. Runs at an hourly rate. The total length of this corridor is 82 km, out of which 14 km is in Delhi, while 68 km is in UP.
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According to HT report, NCRTC MD Vinay Kumar Singh said that once the entire corridor is completed, the journey from Delhi to Meerut will be completed in 37 minutes by rapid rail. At present, it takes two hours to cover this distance by road while it takes one and a half hour by train.
where will the stations be
Rapid Transit Rail running on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut route will have many stations in Delhi and UP.
At the same time, the frequency of this train will also be high and the rapid train will reach the station every five to 10 minutes. Due to this, the passengers will not have to wait much for this. Sahibabad, Guldhar, Ghaziabad, Duhai and Duhai Depot stations have been built in the first phase of Rapid Rail.
Apart from this, the stations of Rapid Rail are Nizamuddin/Sarai Kale Khan, New Ashok Nagar, Anand Vihar, Murad Nagar, Modinagar South, Modinagar North, Meerut South, Partapur, Rithani, Shatabdi Nagar, Brahmpuri, Meerut Central, Bhaisali, Begum Pul, MES. Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram will also be there.
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Rapid rail station will also be linked to metro station
All the stations of Rapid Rail running between Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut will be connected to all the stations of Delhi Metro. With this facility, passengers will be able to take advantage of the convenience of both rapid and metro trains.
Automatic gate and premium coach facility
There will be a total of 6 automatic gates for entry and exit in the coach of Rapid Rail. There will be space for wheelchairs near the doors for the disabled. Rapid Rail will initially have 6 coaches, which will be increased to 9 depending on usage. There will be seating arrangement for 72 people in a coach.
At the same time, one coach will be reserved for women. All coaches will be equipped with CCTV cameras. One of the 6 coaches will be a premium coach, in which facilities ranging from Wi-Fi to many high-end facilities will be provided.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 21, 2023, 15:21 IST