A high-speed rail-based commuter service is being developed to connect the Aerocity at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport with the regional nodes of National Capital Region (NCR). All three corridors will be interconnected through this project.
Of the three corridors, work on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut (DGM) stretch will start by this year itself, The Asian Age has reported. Commuters from Meerut, Panipat and Alwar will immensely benefit from this as their travel time to the airport will reduce to less than 90 minutes. The service will be based on the lines of Crossrail of London and Réseau Express Régional (RER) of Paris.
National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), a joint sector company of The Government of India, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi governments, is the executing agency for the Delhi-Panipat and Delhi-Alwar corridors. The interoperable hub of these links will be at Sarai Kale Khan. Read More
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