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Everything you need to know about Delhi-NCR’s Rapid Rail Transport Network
Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan is set to become a major transit hub with three corridors of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) from Delhi to Meerut, Alwar and Panipat converging here and connecting the National Capital Region through integrated transit channels.
National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), the body executing the RRTS is a joint venture of Government of India and the states of Delhi, Haryana, U.P. and Rajasthan. NCRTC with its RRTS project aims to provide fast, reliable, safe, comfortable and efficient transport system that would help in the overall economic development of NCR.
What is a Rapid Transit System?
A Rapid Transit or a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is a network of transportation system that is exclusive and cannot be simply accessed by anyone. In simpler terms it is a transportation system that has an entry point and exit point, which a person will have to go through to access the transport system, unlike open systems like buses and tramps (Two words: Like Metro). Transportation system that carry a huge number of people like metro, railways, subways, tube, U-Bahn or underground are all, examples of MRT.
How is it helpful?
The metro system in the NCR region has been hailed as the most wonderful thing that has happened to transportation. A God-send. Now imagine a transportation system that is similar to the metro network but is 3 times faster, more efficient, and more secure. Not only will this system cut down heavily on the commute time of thousands of daily travelers, but will also provide a system that can be accessed to cover long distances.
Along with the three corridors, Sarai Kale Khan is also expected to experience the footfalls of the commuters travelling through the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, Sarai Kale Khan ISBT and the upcoming Hazrat Nizamuddin metro station. Hence, safety and efficiency will become the utmost important things for the said transit network.
To manage the heavy crowds, it is proposed that these RRTS will have separate platforms for entry and exit, which will make the travel experience much more relaxing and safe for commuters, optimizing the passenger flow and getting rid of the harrowing experience people have with transit systems like that of Delhi’s Rajiv Chowk, also cancelling any potential of a stampede or a similar situation.
Lucknow as a city is inherently romantic. Though, we instantly start thinking about romantic relationships when we talk about romanticism, yet romance as a concept is entirely different. You can find romance lurking at every corner, even in instances of daily life. From the flutter of a lacey curtain on a quiet evening to the way the sunlight hits the small swing-set on your balcony, romance can be found if you look for it.
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Have you ever been running late to the airport because of the sheer number of bags you have? If your answer is yes, then IGI airport has got you covered. Now, in a new initiative by the DIAL (Delhi International Airport Ltd) you can have your stuff transported to the IGI airport directly from your place of stay.
Delhi International Airport Ltd., the operators of IGI airport have partnered up with a Bengaluru based company called CarterX. In fact, this facility is not limited to be availed by only those taking off from Delhi, it can also be used to get your luggage delivered to your residence when you touchdown at IGI.
What's the update?
In a bid to make travelling to and from IGI airport easier for passengers, DIAL has undertaken a partnership with CarterX to start a service where a commuter's luggage can be transported to and from the IGI airport directly from their place of residence. This, essentially, is a step towards making checking in to the airport a breeze.
Additionally, if you're short on time and are planning to take the direct metro link to the airport, this is a great way to ensure that you don't have to lug your stuff around.
To avail the service, you will have to pay a fee based on the number, weight and size of the bags. The fee will also take into account distance to and from the airport, meaning the prices are going to be dynamically triggered. At any rate, the base fare is ₹299, which goes up depending on the aforementioned factors. For every 5 kilograms over 20kgs, an additional ₹100 will be charged.
This is certainly one of the most passenger forward moves we have seen DIAL take. The IGI airport is at par with the best airports in the world and this is something that should take its rating all the way up. DIAL and CarterX have both stated that with this service, they aim to cover the entirety of Delhi, including neighbouring states- Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
For most of us from Noida, the Metro is nothing short of a lifeline. A saviour in times of need, the metro has connected various parts of Noida to mainstream Delhi. Now, however, you're going to have to take a different look at these metro trains, because you can rent them for throwing parties!
It's that time of the year again, when your Facebook will show you ads related to all things Valentine, there'll be a rise in pink-red teddy bears at the store windows and of course, the florists will be selling Roses at the price of Orchids. Valentine's Day is en route and if you too, are a part of Cupid's gang and love the day in all its glory, you must be scouting for things to do on this day with your beloved.
Food Festivals are often the best place to find a good time. The energy, the wafting aroma of food, the opportunity to eat, shop and be merry is something we look forward to dearly. of all the food festivals that happen in Delhi, Horn OK Please is the one tyeb city is undoubtedly the most excited for.
By now, if you still don't have a Valentine's Day plan, you've chanced upon the correct article!
If you're in Delhi and have been scouting to get your hands on the best deals for your beloved, that's where PVR Home is walking in on you. PVR Home is a unique offering from the stable of PVR Cinemas; explicitly designed to attract folks from various fields, all under the same roof! They've built a community of industry stalwarts, epicures and forward thinkers, who have further opened doors to intellectual rendezvous in an elite and premium set-up, which is nothing less than interesting.