ADB officials visit station and depot of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor

Once completed, this corridor will enhance regional connectivity, reduce travel time, and promote sustainable urban development.

ADB officials visit station and depot of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor

A team of officials from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by Shri Vikas Sheel, Executive Director, and Ms. Mio Oka, Country Director, visited Gati Shakti Bhawan (NCRTC Corporate Office) and Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor at Sahibabad Station and Duhai Depot. They met Managing Director Shri Shalabh Goel, Directors, and other senior officers of NCRTC.

The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor is progressing rapidly under the implementing agency National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). Recently, a team of officials from the Asian Development Bank, led by Shri Vikas Sheel, Executive Director, and Ms. Mio Oka, Country Director, visited various construction sites to assess the project’s advancement.

Once completed, this corridor will enhance regional connectivity, reduce travel time, and promote sustainable urban development.

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The visit conducted by the ADB officials of the Delhi-Meerut-Ghaziabad RRTS corridor marks the rapid progress of the much-awaited project to boost regional connectivity through the new-age train services and also gives insights into the modern technologies being used and sustainable practices being followed in the construction of this modern railway system.

Presently, a 34 km section between Sahibabad and Modi Nagar North of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, which includes eight stations, namely Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Guldhar, Duhai, Duhai Depot, Murad Nagar, Modi Nagar South & Modi Nagar North stations is operational for passengers.

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As construction progresses swiftly on the remaining stretches of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, NCRTC is expected to complete the entire system by the anticipated operational deadline of June 2025.

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