India’s first hi-speed train project, Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) to connect Panipat with Delhi in 50 minutes, was recently initiated by Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Ltd, under the leadership of Rakesh Mehta, Chairman.
Union government, together with the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh government would set up the NCR Transport Corporation to implement regional rapid transit system (RRTS) projects. NCR stands for National Capital Region. RRTS include setting up of three corridors -Delhi-Panipat (111 km), Delhi-Alwar (180 km), Delhi-Meerut (90 km). The corporation would begin work on these three corridors soon and would complete it
Experts discuss the challenges that may arise in the implementation of the Rs 72,000 crore NCR Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) project. The NCR authority plans to implement the project through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. Experts feel that the viability of the project depends on th
The fate of the Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) proposed for the 125.65-km Thiruvananthapuram-Chengannur stretch hangs in balance with Railways making it clear that the RRTS needs an exclusive line and cannot operate on an upgraded rail network.
The long awaited Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS), expected to start operations by 2024, has received approval for the Rs 21,902 crore project from the board of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), which has the mandate of building the corridor.
India's rapidly growing urban population (590 million by 2030) and zooming motorisation rate (400 per cent increase in 15 years) is making cities commute unfriendly. Less than 20 per cent of people use public buses in 33 of India's top 53 cities. This situation has occurred owing to the demand-supply gap, frequent bus breakdowns and high congestion.