Cabinet approves construction of Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail; service in next 6 years

Cabinet approves construction of Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail; service in next 6 years
The Union Cabinet has recently showed a green light to the construction of 82-km long Regional Rapid Transport System (RRTS) which will travel from Delhi to Meerut via Ghaziabad. The thousands of commuters who travel from Meerut to Delhi for their college or work purpose can now take a breath of relief as from the next month, the construction of this rapid train will start.
Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail. Image Credits: Times of India

Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail

This high-speed train will run after every 5-10 minutes and will take an hour to reach the end destination. It has been proposed that there will be 22 stations in between and the passengers will enjoy aircraft style seats with a separate business class coach as well.
Apart from the Delhi-Meerut route, there are 12 stations which are between Modipuram and Meerut South making it convenient for the local commuters. The think tank of India, Niti Aayog said that this train will reduce the number of private vehicles on road. A round figure of one lakh private vehicles will be off the roads.
RRTS: Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail Map. Image Credits: Times of India

Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail Great Step?

This is a great step which has been taken by the Government of India as it will not only help the commuters but will also help reduce the pollution level in NCR.
Do You know This State will become the first state to provide Salary to all the citizens 

RRTS: Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail Map. Image Credits: delhi-masterplan.com
On 14th February, PM Modi flagged off Vande Bharat Express which is also another achievement in the kitty of the current government. Vande Bharat Express has many luxury facilities alluring the passengers traveling from Delhi to Varanasi.
How many of you are amongst the people who travel for 3 hours to reach their workplace or college? Well, now it’s just the matter of 6 years and we will be able to commute in a fairly simple and time-saving way! Kudos to the new plan!

A cherry on the Cake

The GOI is planning to start two other routes, Delhi-Gurugram-Alwar and Delhi-Panipat. 

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