Centre unveils first RRTS train with speed of 180 km/hr to run on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor, check features

The Centre on Friday has revealed the first look of the Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train. It is modelled on the Delhi’s iconic Lotus Temple and might get to a prime speed o180 kilometres per hour.

The mission has been undertaken beneath Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and can run on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut hall.

The RRTS shall be manufactured at Bombardier’s Savli plant in Gujarat and it’s a sustainable and energy-efficient inexperienced train. These aerodynamic RRTS trains shall be light-weight and totally air-conditioned. 

“The environment-friendly, energy-efficient trains will improve the quality of life in and around NCR by accelerating economic growth, creating economic opportunities and at the same time reducing air pollution, carbon footprint, congestion, and accidents.” Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra mentioned.

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The prototype is scheduled to roll off the manufacturing line in 2022. Only after in depth trials will the train be prepared for public use. NCRTC will procure 30 train units of six vehicles every for working regional rail companies on your entire hall and ten train units of three vehicles every for working native transit companies in Meerut.

Important features of the train:

  • Equipped with a public announcement and show system, dynamic route map show, an infotainment show, alongside with emergency communication services. The train is designed for contemporary visible and audio bulletins which orient passenger with details about the subsequent cease, ultimate vacation spot, and many others.
  • Double glazed, tempered giant security glass home windows that provide passengers a panoramic view of the surface
  • CCTV, hearth & smoke detector, hearth extinguisher and door indicator.
  • A meals automated merchandising machine shall be put in within the enterprise coach.
  • One coach in each train shall be reserved for ladies passengers as nicely.
  • Innovative Train Control Monitoring System (TCMS) know-how, in addition to its predictive and condition-based monitoring features, which is able to improve the fleet’s efficiency by offering in depth train-to-ground diagnostics.
  • Universally accessible- Dedicated wheelchair area positioned close to to the train doorway for straightforward entry.
  • Automatic plug-in sort huge doorways lowering air-friction and noise.
  • These fashionable trains may have push buttons for the selective opening of doorways on want foundation. This eliminates the requirement of opening all doorways at each station, thus main to vitality saving.
  • Proven light-weight and compact propulsion system with excessive reliability and efficiency necessities.
  • Designed holding in thoughts high-acceleration and high-deceleration that the train wants to endure given the utmost operational speed of 160kmph and stations at each 5-10km.
  • Trains would run beneath Automatic Train Operation (ATO) to present a easy journey with exact stopping accuracy and also will save vitality.
  • RRTS trains can even have enterprise class (one coach per train) with spacious, snug and reclining seats which shall be accessible by means of a particular lounge on the platform-level.
  • Given the high-speed train operations, all RRTS stations may have Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) for the protection of the passengers. The train doorways shall be built-in with PSDs.


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