INDIA: National Capital Region Transport Corp has revealed the ‘modern and commuter-centric’ designs for the interiors of the electric multiple-units which Alstom is building for the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System commuter rail programme.

‘Since the inception of the country’s first RRTS project, we have always prioritised commuter convenience’, said NCRTC Managing Director Vinay Kumar Singh.


‘Our teams have studied the commuter needs for regional travel and worked on providing several customised amenities which will go a long way in providing a reliable mode of travel. The entire infrastructure, be it trains or stations, has been designed to ensure safety, ease of access, and travel comfort for commuters.’


The 25 kV 50 Hz EMUs will have 2+2 seating with wide standing space, luggage racks, CCTV, laptop and mobile charging facilities, dynamic route maps, automatically controlled ambient lighting and a heating ventilation and air-conditioning system. There will be one premium class coach per train, and one coach reserved for women.