Good news for NCR passengers; RRTS will be extend to Muzaffarnagar and Haridwar

There is good news for the passengers as the National Capital Region Transport Corporation is preparing to extend the Namo Bharat train from Meerut to Muzaffarnagar. After its successful operation till Muzaffarnagar, the train will be extended till Haridwar, which will benefit lakhs of people. With this, the travel time between Delhi and Haridwar will reduce to just two hours.

These projects were discussed in detail in a meeting of the NCR Planning Boards and it was decided to conduct a physical survey to ascertain how these would be implemented. A detailed project report (DPR) will be prepared by conducting various surveys including what social changes the project will bring in the area, what will be the pace of development and how many people will benefit from it.

If the Namo Bharat train is operated first up to Muzaffarnagar and then to Haridwar as per the plan, it will benefit lakhs of people. The journey from Delhi to Meerut by Namo Bharat train will be 45 minutes. If the project progresses as per plan, the journey from Delhi to Haridwar will be just two hours.

A replica of the National Capital Region Transport Corporation’s Namo Bharat train is all set to be displayed in the tableau of Uttar Pradesh this Republic Day, officials said on Wednesday. He said the tableau will feature the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train originating from Sahibabad station and is expected to be the center of attraction in the parade.

NCRTC said, “NaMo Bharat train is going to be the center of attraction in the Republic Day celebrations this year. Its glimpse will be seen in the tableau of Uttar Pradesh. In it, the RRTS train running from Sahibabad station will be displayed.” in a statement.

He said, “It will be a very captivating moment when Indians from different corners of the world will experience the transport revolution brought by NCRTC through this tableau.”

The tableau of Uttar Pradesh, built on the theme of rich heritage, will showcase the projects and achievements of the state. In October last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first RRTS and flagged off a NaMo Bharat Rapid Transit train, which can run at a speed of 180 kmph. With this, the 17 km long priority section between Sahibabad and Duhai depot of the 82 km long Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor was opened to the public.

The 25 km stretch between Duhai and Meerut South station is the next section of the RRTS corridor, which will soon be opened to the public.