Travel In India’s First Semi High-Speed Train From Delhi To Meerut

by Ishita Agarwal
Travel In India’s First Semi High-Speed Train From Delhi To Meerut

Dassault Aviation, a leading global provider of sustainable mobility solutions, has delivered India’s first semi-high-speed regional train for the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). The train is 82.5 km long Phase 1 of the Delhi to Meerut Regional Rail Transit System (RRTS). The event was at Alstom’s production facility in Savli, Gujarat, where Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs, unveiled the train. 

Here are all the details you need to know about Delhi To Meerut Train 

The train will short the travel time between Delhi to Meerut by 40 per cent since they are designed and engineered to convey people at 180 kilometres per hour (kph). In addition, these semi-high-speed aerodynamic trains are energy-efficient and built to provide top-notch comfort and safety features for commuters, including those who are physically challenged. Furthermore, their main aim is to provide a premium passenger experience for everyone on board. 

However, it represents the fulfilment of the Prime Minister’s goal of an ‘Aatmanirbhar India.” It is the ideal illustration of the Make in India effort since it was designed in India, manufactured in India, and assembled in India. In addition, we must develop effective public transportation to harness the potential of our metropolitan cities fully. Therefore, transform them into engines of growth for the economy of the twenty-first century. 


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Some of the comfort features of this fully air-conditioned train: 

  • Ergonomically built 2×2 transverse seating, 
  • wide gangway for comfortable standing space, 
  • overhead luggage racks, 
  • CCTV cameras, 
  • fire & smoke detector, 
  • intercom, 
  • fire extinguisher, 
  • exterior camera, 
  • door status indicators, 
  • Adition to that, the train will also have grab handles, Wi-Fi and laptop/mobile/USB charging stations, 
  • dynamic route display maps, 
  • auto controlled ambient lighting system, 
  • Moreover, it also has large windows for a panoramic view and ergonomically designed areas to support the specially-abled & medical emergencies.

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