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

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Information

Delhi – SNB – Alwar RRTS is a 164 km long 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.

This RRTS 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.

The line’s Delhi – SNB section (106 km) is 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.

In the first phase of this line, construction will be carried out on the Delhi – SNB section (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’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) 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.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 106 km | Proposed: 93 km

• Estimated Project Cost: Rs. 37,000 crores
• Funding Sources: Foreign loan (60%)
• Estimated Daily Ridership: 8.5 lakh passengers/day (2024)

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
• Signalling: 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: Delhi – Gurgaon – SNB (106 km)
Phase 2: SNB – Behror – Sotanala (35 km)
Phase 3: SNB – Alwar (58 km)

• Type: Elevated, Underground & At-Grade
• Status: Pre-construction
• Depot: Dharuhera & Alwar
• Stations on Main-Line (18): Nizamuddin/Sarai Kale Khan, INA, Munirka, Aerocity, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon Sector 17, Rajiv 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.

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

Contract Contractor
Feasibility Study for Delhi – SNB Urban Complex section UMTC
Feasibility Study for connecting SNB Urban Complex to Sotanala RIICO Industrial Area URS Scott Wilson – CEG JV
Financial Consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Final Location Survey, Topographic Survey & Other Misc Surveys S S Solution
Geotechnical Investigation: Sarai Kale Khan to IDPL Complex in Gurgaon CEG Test House and Research Centre Pvt Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation for Underground Section: Rajiv Chowk to Kherki Daula Shree Balalji Test House Pvt. Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation: IDPL Complex in Gurgaon to Dharuhera CEG Test House and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.
Geotechnical Investigation: Dharuhera to SNB RITES
Initial Pile Load Test: IDPL Complex in Gurgaon to Dharuhera Continental Piling & Excavation Pvt. Ltd.
Initial Pile Load Test: Dharuhera to SNB Continental Piling & Excavation Pvt. Ltd.
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC): Gurgaon section – viaduct from IDPL Ramp to Rajiv Chowk Ramp, and 3 stations L&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd.
Construction: Gurgaon section – viaduct from IDPL Ramp to Rajiv Chowk Ramp, and 3 stations GR Infra is lowest bidder
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC): 7 Stations between Panchgaon – SNB, and Dharuhera Depot 4 Bids Received

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