Neighbourhood News Desk
The Union Ministry has finally given the green signal to first ever rapid rail project connecting Delhi and Meerut. This 82.15 Km stretch bridges between Sarai Kale Khan and Meerut is expected to get ready by the mid of 2025. After this Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) become operational, Delhiites can travel to Uttar Pradesh in less than one hour.
The estimated cost of the project has brought down by the NCR transport Corporation (NCRTC) from 31,902 crores to 30, 274 crores. Both the UP and Delhi governments will contribute their share to provide financial support in the project. Reportedly, the central government will lay foundation stone before the elections 2019.