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Study commissioned on status of Rapid Rail Transit System
New Delhi, 03
In respect of Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) to connect
neighbouring towns with Delhi, NCR Planning Board has
commissioned a study which envisages preparation of detailed
project report (DRP) after detailed feasibility study.
The study is in respect of three corridors -- Delhi-Meerut,
Delhi-Rewari-Alwar and Delhi-Sonepat-Panipat. The speed of the
trains to be run on these corridors is being studied is in the
range of about 160 kmph.
This information was given by the Minister of State for
Railways K H Muniyappa in written reply to a question in Lok
As the feasibility study has not yet been completed, the
implementation timeline cannot be commented upon.
Eight more corridors have been planned for connecting
commercial, tourist and pilgrimage hubs.
He informed that 6 high-speed rail sorridors have already been
identified for pre-feasibility studies.
These are :