Delhi Regional Rapid Transit System news

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    Production of Delhi – Meerut RRTS trains begins

    2021-07-19T13:57:00Z

    INDIA: Alstom has begun production of the electric multiple-units ordered for the 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transport System commuter line. The Rs25·77bn rolling stock contract awarded by National Capital Region Transport Corp in May 2020 covers 30 six-car 25 kV ...

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    Wabtec awarded Delhi – Meerut RRTS train subsystems contract

    2021-05-04T15:45:00Z

    INDIA: Wabtec Corp has been awarded a US$15m contract to provide braking systems, pantographs, roof disconnector switches and passenger information systems for the 40 electric multiple-units which Alstom is to build for the 82 km Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transport System. Wabtec said its ...

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    Delhi – Meerut RRTS to get ETCS Hybrid Level 3

    2021-01-20T10:56:00Z

    INDIA: The 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System will be the country’s first railway to be equipped with ETCS Hybrid Level 3, which adds short virtual sections on top of a Level 2 installation to allow operation at closer headways. ...

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    Delhi – Panipat Regional Rapid Transit System corridor approved

    2021-01-18T07:00:00Z

    INDIA: The government of the state of Haryana has approved the 103 km Delhi – Panipat Regional Rapid Transit System commuter rail corridor, along with a contribution of Rs47bn towards the estimated Rs216bn cost of the project. The National Capital Territory government is now considering ...

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    Indigenous ballastless track for Delhi commuter line

    2021-01-05T05:00:00Z

    INDIA: Work is underway to build the factory at Shatabdi Nagar which will supply ballastless slab track for the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System commuter line. National Capital Region Transport Corp said the RRTS project would include ‘many firsts in terms of ...

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    Lotus Temple inspired styling for Delhi – Meerut RRTS commuter trains

    2020-09-25T14:13:00Z

    INDIA: The design of the trainsets ordered for the 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System commuter line was unveiled on September 25. Bombardier Transportation said the ‘fresh, modern and advanced’ design had been inspired by Delhi’s Lotus Temple, ‘resonating a unique ...

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    Asian Development Bank finances Delhi commuter rail project

    2020-08-19T15:59:00Z

    INDIA: The Asian Development Bank has approved a US$1bn loan to support construction of the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System. The financing is be implemented in four tranches between August 2020 and May 2025. The government of India will provide US$1·89bn, ...

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    Delhi – Meerut rolling stock contract awarded

    2020-05-07T14:41:00Z

    INDIA: National Capital Region Transport Corp has awarded Bombardier Transportation the contract to supply and maintain electric multiple-units for the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System commuter line which is now under construction

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    Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit construction contracts awarded

    2020-04-20T11:26:00Z

    INDIA: National Capital Region Transport Corp has awarded L T Construction two contracts to build sections of the 82 km Regional Rapid Transit System which will connect Delhi with satellite towns in Uttar Pradesh. The 1 676 mm gauge line is being ...

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    Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit railway works in full swing

    2020-02-19T13:34:00Z

    INDIA: The government of Uttar Pradesh has allocated Rs9bn for construction of the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut regional express route in the state budget presented on February 18. This follows an allocation of Rs24·9bn in the national budget.

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    National Capital Region Transport Corp (NCRTC) Ltd

    Established in July 2013 to oversee construction of “Regional Rapid Transit System” (RRTS) express rail links serving the Delhi region. The first phase covers lines designed for 160 km/h operation from Delhi northeast to Meerut in Uttar Pradesh (82 km, 17 stations), southwest to Alwar in Rajasthan (164 km, ...

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    Singh to lead Delhi regional rail project

    2016-07-12T13:53:00Z

    INDIA: The Ministry of Urban Development has appointed Vinay Kumar Singh as the first Managing Director of the National Capital Regional Transport Corp, which was established to design, finance, operate and maintain a regional rail network radiating from Delhi. NCRTC is a joint venture, owned 50% by the ...

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    Delhi regional rail link plans move ahead

    2013-07-18T08:17:00Z

    INDIA: The national government has approved plans to develop regional express rail links connecting Delhi with three satellite towns in the National Capital Region. Meeting on July 11, the cabinet approved the setting up of the NCR Transport Corp to develop the Rapid Rail Transit System at ...

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    Delhi regional express planned

    2011-12-03T05:00:00Z

    INDIA: Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has given approval in principle for a Regional Rapid Transit System in the National Capital Region surrounding Delhi. Due to be integrated with the Delhi Metro, RRTS will serve the Delhi - Gurgaon - Alwar, Delhi - Sonepat - Panipat and Delhi - Ghaziabad ...