Delhi-SNB-Alwar RRTS – Information, Route Maps, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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Delhi – SNB – Alwar RAPIDX is a 164 km approved semi-high speed rail line connecting Delhi – Gurgaon – Dharuhera – Rewari – SNB (Shahjahanpur – Neemrana – Behrod) – Alwar through a series of tunnels and elevated viaducts as part of Delhi’s new Regional Rapid Transit System.

The line’s Phase 1 will connect Delhi – Dharuhera covering a distance of 70.72 km with 13 stations. It’s one of the three early bird (Phase 1) lines to be developed by the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) where trains will run up to a maximum speed of 160 km/hr to cover the entire distance in just over an 1 hour.

The line in its first phase was earlier going to connect Delhi – SNB (106 km), followed by SNB to Sotanala (35 km) in the second phase, and finally SNB to Alwar (58 km) in the third phase, making the entire corridor 199 km long.

The line was

The line was earlier going to pass through old Gurgaon with stations at Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon Sector 17 and Rajiv Chowk. In Q4 2023 it was revised to now run along the national highway 48 (NH-48) with stations at Cyber City, IFFCO Chowk, Rajiv Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk.

Delhi Alwar RRTS’ DPR (Detailed Project Report) for the Delhi – SNB section was approved for construction by the NCRTC’s board in December 2018, Haryana Government in February 2019 and Rajasthan Government in June 2019.

This RAPIDX line will pass through the urbanized and industrialized areas of Haryana and connect Delhi airport with the RRTS network, with an aim to increase the overall productivity of the National Capital Region.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 96 km | Proposed: 93 km

  • NCRTC’s Deadline: Not Announced
  • My Estimated Completion: 2028
  • Estimated Project Cost: Rs. 37,000 crores
  • Funding Sources: Foreign loan (60%) – from World Bank, ADB and JICA
  • Estimated Daily Ridership: 8.5 lakh passengers/day (2030)

System Specifications

  • Design Speed: 180 kmph
  • Operational Speed: 160 kmph
  • Average Speed: 100 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Rolling Stock: Aerodynamic, 3.2 m wide x 22 m long, stainless steel / aluminium body
  • Signaling: European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 of ERTMS
  • Traction: 1 x 25 KV AC overhead catenary (OHE)
  • Seating Arrangement: Transverse
  • Classes: Economy and Business (1 coach per train)

Delhi – Alwar RRTS Route Information

Phase 1: Sarai Kale Khan – Gurgaon – Dharuhera (70.72 km)
Phase 2: Dharuhera – SNB (36 km)
Phase 3: SNB – Behror – Sotanala (35 km)
Phase 4: SNB – Alwar (58 km)

  • Type: Elevated, Underground & At-Grade
  • Depot: Dharuhera & Alwar
  • Number of Stations: 22
  • Stations on Main-Line (18): Sarai Kale Khan, INA, Munirka, Aerocity, Cyber City, IFFCO Chowk, Rajiv Chowk, Hero Honda Chowk, Kherki Daula, Manesar, Panchgaon, Bilaspur Chowk, Dharuhera Depot, MBIR, Rewari, Bawal, SNB, Khairthal, Alwar.
  • Stations on Spur Line (4): Shahjahanpur, Neemrana, Behror, Sotanala

Delhi – Alwar RRTS Route Map

The line’s stations and alignment (in blue) displayed below are tentative. Its alignment will mostly follow National Highway NH-48. Official line has not been announced.

Project Update (Gurgaon)

Delhi – Alwar RRTS Fares (Ticket Prices)

Delhi – Alwar RRTS line’s fare structure, prices and rules have not been announced yet. NCRTC plans to use the latest technologies for its automatic fare collection (AFC) system to allow QR codes and Near Field Communication (NFC) phones to utilize the system. Trains will consist of 1 or more business class coaches which will have their own separate fare structure & rules, with lounge access at stations.

Delhi – Alwar RRTS Tenders

Latest notices inviting tenders can be viewed on NCRTC’s website. News on these notices, their bidders and contracts are covered in further detail here on news & construction page.

Delhi – Alwar RRTS Contractors

General ConsultantSYSTRA – Egis Rail – Consulting Engineers Group JV is Preferred Bidder
Feasibility Study for Delhi – SNB Urban Complex sectionUMTC
Feasibility Study for connecting SNB Urban Complex to Sotanala RIICO Industrial AreaURS Scott Wilson – CEG JV
Financial ConsultantPricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Final Location Survey, Topographic Survey & Other Misc SurveysS S Solution
Geotechnical Investigation: Sarai Kale Khan to IDPL Complex in GurgaonCEG Test House and Research Centre Pvt Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation for Underground Section: Rajiv Chowk to Kherki DaulaShree Balalji Test House Pvt. Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation: IDPL Complex in Gurgaon to DharuheraCEG Test House and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation: Dharuhera to SNBRITES
Initial Pile Load Test: IDPL Complex in Gurgaon to DharuheraContinental Piling & Excavation Pvt. Ltd.
Initial Pile Load Test: Dharuhera to SNBContinental Piling & Excavation Pvt. Ltd.
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC): Gurgaon section – viaduct from IDPL Ramp to Rajiv Chowk Ramp, and 3 stationsL&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd.
Package 3: Construction of 10 km Gurgaon section: viaduct from IDPL Ramp to Rajiv Chowk Ramp with 3 stationsGR Infraprojects(KEC – CCECC JV subcontracted partial works)
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC): 7 Stations between Panchgaon – SNB, and Dharuhera DepotSYSTRA – AECOM JV
Detailed Design Consultant for Design of Receiving Sub Stations cum 25 kV AC Traction Substations and 33 kV Auxiliary Main Substations, Extra High Voltage & High Voltage Cabling, 33kV Network & Auxiliary Substations, 25 kV Flexible Overhead Equipment and SCADA System, Operation Control Centre for Complete CorridorTender Cancelled

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