Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off a revolution in Indian rail travel today as he inaugurated ‘Namo Bharat,’ the country’s inaugural semi-high-speed regional rail service in Uttar Pradesh. In a historic moment, PM Modi embarked on the maiden journey of ‘Namo Bharat,’ which connects the Sahibabad and Duhai Depot stations, officially launching the Regional Rapid Train Service (RRTS) in India.
Transformational Travel Experience
Designed as a “transformational” regional development initiative, ‘Namo Bharat promises to redefine intercity commuting with its high-speed trains. The 17-km priority section of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor is set to open for passengers, offering a swift travel experience through urban centers. Formerly known as RapidX, the train service underwent a significant rebranding, adopting the name ‘Namo Bharat’ to reflect its significance in India’s regional connectivity.
Premium Comforts For Passengers
The RRTS trains prioritize passenger comfort, featuring amenities like overhead storage, Wi-Fi, and charging options at every seat. A premium-class car with spacious seating, ample legroom, and coat hangers adds a touch of luxury to the travel experience. Ensuring safety is paramount; the train is equipped with CCTV cameras, an emergency door-opening mechanism, and a direct communication button to reach the train operator.
Delhi To Meerut In Under An Hour
The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor, developed at a cost exceeding Rs 30,000 crores, connects Delhi to Meerut in less than an hour. This transformative project navigates through key urban centers like Ghaziabad, Muradnagar, and Modinagar, promising a seamless and efficient commute. PM Modi’s hands-on approach, including a ride on ‘Namo Bharat.’ Interactions with schoolchildren signify the government’s commitment to advancing the nation’s transportation infrastructure. As the RRTS era dawns, ‘Namo Bharat’ paves the way for a future where high-speed rail becomes synonymous with efficient, comfortable, and safe travel in India.
Connecting Communities, Reducing Travel Time
The RRTS Corridor is not just a set of tracks; it’s a lifeline connecting communities with travel times reduced to under an hour. It’s a game-changer for those navigating the bustling urban landscape between Delhi and Meerut. Move over red carpets; the real celebrities are now boarding ‘Namo Bharat.’ With premium-class amenities, spacious seating, and a touch of opulence. Thus, this high-speed rail service is set to redefine the way we perceive commuting.