New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off NaMo Bharat train connecting Sahibabad to Duhai Depot after inaugurating the priority section of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
It is India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS), which will connect Sahibabad to the Duhai depot in Meerut.
This is India’s first RapidX train was renamed NaMo Bharat.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was present during the inauguration ceremony.
NaMo Bharat train is India’s first semi-high-speed regional rail service that will connect Delhi to Meerut.
The 17 Km priority section of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor will connect Sahibabad to ‘Duhai Depot’ with stations at Ghaziabad, Guldhar and Duhai in the first phase. It is designed to provide high-speed trains for intercity commuting every 15 minutes, which can go up to a frequency of every 5 minutes.