Delhi-Meerut rapid rail corridor gets Modi Cabinet nod! Know all about the first of its kind project in India


Delhi-Meerut rapid rail corridor gets Modi Cabinet nod! Know all about the first of its kind project in India

Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System: Soon you will be able to zip through the distance between Delhi and Meerut in just 60 minutes! In a big development to the regional rapid transit system (RRTS), the Union Cabinet has recently approved India’s first regional rail corridor between Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut.

The proposal for the construction of this RRTS project covering a distance of 82.15 kilometres at a total completion cost of Rs 30,274 crore has been approved. Along with this, the central financial assistance of Rs 5,634 crore in the form of grant and sub-ordinate debt, institutional arrangement and legal framework for the project as well as conditions of sanction of the project have also been approved.

According to NCRTC (National Capital Region Transport Corporation) – the executing body of the project – the Union Cabinet has also approved the construction for Meerut Metro. Read More

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