Travelers, get ready! In just seven days, you will be able to travel from Sahibabad to Meerut on the Rapid Rail. Starting from June 24, trains will be operational, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath may flag off the service. The fare from Meerut South Station to Sahibabad will be ₹100.


  • Launch Date: The Rapid Rail service between Sahibabad and Meerut is set to begin on June 24.
  • Inauguration: PM Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath might be present for the inauguration.


  • Stations and Frequency: The train will run from Meerut South Station to Sahibabad, with stops at Modinagar North, Shatabdinagar, Begumpul, and Modipuram. Trains will operate from 6 AM to 10 PM, with services every fifteen minutes.


  • Fares: The fare from Meerut South to Sahibabad will be ₹100 for standard class and ₹200 for premium class. The minimum fare for a journey is ₹20.


  • Convenience: Tickets can be booked via the ‘RRTS Connect’ app, available on the Play Store. Digital payment methods like UPI and Google Pay are also accepted.

Benefits and Impact

  • Enhanced Connectivity: The Rapid Rail will benefit residents from various areas, including Mohiuddinpur, Bhudbaral, Bahadur, Aminagar, Chajjupur, Karkhauda, and Kadarpur, along with eight lakh people traveling between Meerut and Delhi.


  • Economic Growth: The new service is expected to boost business between Meerut, Ghaziabad, and Delhi. Property prices along the route are also likely to increase.
  • Zonal Plan: NCRTC has completed a demand survey for the zonal plan of the Delhi Road and Roorkee Road rapid corridor, which is now ready for implementation.


  • Meerut Metro Corridor: The 23 km long Meerut Metro Corridor includes 18 km of elevated sections and 5 km of underground sections, with a total of 13 stations – 9 elevated, 3 underground, and 1 ground-level depot station.


  • Safety Certification: The Commissioner of Railway Safety has recently issued a certificate to NCRTC for the operation of the train up to Meerut South.


Key Takeaways

  • Rapid Rail Service: New service between Sahibabad and Meerut starting June 24.
  • Inauguration: Possible inauguration by PM Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath.
  • Stations and Schedule: Service every fifteen minutes from 6 AM to 10 PM.
  • Fares and Booking: Affordable fares with easy digital booking options.
  • Economic Impact: Expected boost in local economy and property prices.
  • Infrastructure: Modern and safe metro infrastructure certified for operation.

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