Now Reach Sahibabad From Modinagar In Just 35 Minutes With The Newly Inaugurated 17-Km Section Of RRTS

An additional 17-km stretch of the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System was inaugurated by PM and here is a list of stations, ticket prices, and more.

by Tashika Tyagi
Now Reach Sahibabad From Modinagar In Just 35 Minutes With The Newly Inaugurated 17-Km Section Of RRTS

Delhi-Meerut RRTS is a massive public transport project aimed to shorten travel time between Delhi and NCR. This rail corridor connects Delhi with Ghaziabad and Meerut and today an additional 17-kilometre stretch on this corridor was virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This section connects Duhai to Modi Nagar North. Here’s everything you need to know about this newly inaugurated section of the corridor.

PM Modi Virtually Inaugurates 17-Km Stretch Of Delhi-Meerut RRTS

PM Narendra Modi, who is currently in Kolkata, virtually inaugurated a 17-km long stretch on the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). He also flagged off the Namo Bharat train from the Muradnagar RRTS station. This new section will allow commuters to cover the distance between Sahibabad and Modinagar in just 35 minutes! This is almost half the time of what it usually takes to cover the same distance by road.

In a statement issued by the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), with the inauguration of this 17-km section, “Namo Bharat services will be seamlessly available on 34 km of the Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor, incorporating eight stations from Sahibabad to Modinagar North.”

Also Read: In Just 3 Months Of Operations, Delhi-Meerut Namo Bharat RRTS Trains See Around 2,900 Passengers Daily

Fares, Stations & Everything To Know About This Section Of RRTS

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The Delhi-Meerut RRTS is an under-construction rail corridor that is 82.15 kilometres long and the first section on this line was inaugurated in October 2023 by PM Modi. The initial corridor started from Sahibabad to Duhai. The additional corridor, inaugurated today, will connect Duhai to Modi Nagar North.

This rapid train now connects eight stations and covers 34 kilometres. These stations include Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Guldhar, Duhai, Duhai Depot, Murad Nagar, Modinagar South, and Modinagar North. There are five standard coaches and a premium coach on this train.

This train service will start from 6 AM and continue till 11 PM, with a frequency of 15 minutes. Fares for the standard class range from ₹20 to ₹90. For the premium class, the ticket fare ranges between ₹40 and ₹180.

Have you travelled in the RRTS yet? If yes, what has your experience been like? Let us know in the comments!

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