Indians are going to get a great gift this Dussehra, the first train of Delhi – Meerut RAPIDEX project which is of 17KM length, the important thing is that it will be launched on the occasion of Navratri by being operated by a woman driver only.
India’s first rapid rail ‘RAPIDX’ launched
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to launch the first rapid rail, RAPIDEX, on a 17 km primary corridor in Ghaziabad next week. At this historic moment, the first train will be operated by female pilots.
Inauguration in Navratri and worship of Shakti
This train will be launched on the occasion of Navratri festival, in which Shakti is worshipped.
RAPIDX CONNECT app and other projects
NCR Transport Corporation (NCRTC) will also launch “RAPIDX CONNECT” mobile app on this occasion. Additionally, domestic manufacturing platform Screen Corridor will be launched virtually.
Delhi-Meerut RAPIDEX network information
The entire network is 82 km long and is expected to be fully functional in 2025.
Features of RAPIDEX
The rapid train will have six coaches, including four general coaches, one premium coach and one reserved compartment for ladies.
Table of important information:
Length: 82 km
Start date: Complete section in 2025
Design Speed: 180 km/h
What will be the fare for Rapid Rail?
The initial rate has been fixed at Rs 2/km.
When will Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail start?
The primary section between Sahibabad and Duhai is likely to be commissioned in October, while the entire section is likely to be commissioned in 2025.