Lucknow: The country’s first Regional Rapid Rail will be running very soon and preparations for this are now in their final stages. When you sit in Rapid Rail, you will get a feeling like an airplane. Very soon the people of the country will be able to travel by Regional Rapid Rail.
This train will run between Delhi-Meerut-Ghaziabad. Rapid train operation will start between Sahibabad to Duhai from March 2023 and between Sarai Kale Khan to Meerut from March 2025.
The first rapid rail coach of the country has left from Gujarat. It will soon reach the Duhai depot located in Ghaziabad.
The rapid train will run at a maximum speed of 180 kmph and an average speed of 100 kmph.
Each rapid train will have one premium and one reserved coach for women.
There will be an energy efficient, illumination-based auto control ambient lighting system.
There will be CCTV cameras, modern passenger announcement and digital passenger information system.
There will be Wi-Fi and an onboard infotainment system – USB ports for mobile charging in every seat.
There will be space for wheelchairs for the differently-abled and stretchers for emergency medical transport.
There will be dynamic route map display, emergency communication facilities. There will be indoor and outdoor surveillance system.