The Uttar Pradesh chief secretary on Friday carried out an in depth inspection of Ghaziabad’s 17km priority section of the Regional Fast Transit System (RRTS) venture forward of its seemingly opening subsequent month, officers conscious of the matter mentioned.
In the course of the three-hour lengthy inspection, officers mentioned that chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra visited the Duhai depot the place he took inventory of the management room, trains, depots, passenger services at stations and platforms, moreover taking a journey in one of many trains, that are present process trial runs.
The work for the trial runs on the priority section is sort of accomplished and stations have additionally taken form, officers of NCR transport company (NCRTC) mentioned.
The priority section — a part of the 82km RRTS venture — would be the nation’s first such stretch to open; the venture entails operation of high-speed state-of-the-art trains to attach three cities of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. The 17km section in Ghaziabad has 5 stations — Sahibabad, Ghaziabad metropolis, Guldhar, Duhai and Duhai Depot.
“The UP chief secretary carried out detailed inspections for 3 hours and expressed satisfaction concerning the ongoing progress of labor. The work for the priority section is sort of in remaining levels and the method for inspection of the Commissioner of Metro Rail Security (CMRS) is on. The work on the stations can be nearly accomplished,” mentioned Puneet Vats, chief public relations officer, NCRTC. If the present tempo of labor is maintained, the priority section will seemingly be thrown open to public in April, at the very least two months earlier than the scheduled completion date, officers mentioned.
Just lately, chief minister Yogi Adityanath on March 25 additionally mentioned that “…the work for RRTS venture is sort of full and it’s seemingly that the Prime Minister will dedicate the venture to nation subsequent month.” In accordance with officers conscious of the matter, the priority section is prone to change into operational earlier than the announcement of upcoming native physique elections in the state.
Basis of the ₹30 crore RRTS venture was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ghaziabad on March 8, 2019. The venture contains state-of-the-art aerodynamic RRTS trains manufactured below the Make in India initiative at a producing facility in Savli, Gujarat. The 82km-long hall, which can have 25 stations, is anticipated to get a median 800,000 passengers each day.