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The upscale locality of Jangpura in south Delhi has got the high-speed Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor connectivity of the project that is connecting the national capital with Meerut. The 82-km-long corridor, which was planned to terminate at Sarai Kale Khan, will now be extended up to Jangpura. A new station, Jangpura, has been added in the under-construction RRTS corridor of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut. With the addition of this station, the count of the stations on this corridor is now 25, and the new station is being constructed with an already planned stabling yard at Jangpura. The contractor is constructing a stabling yard-cum-train maintenance facility at Jangpura for all the three corridors of Phase-I of RRTS, and it is a very strategic decision to construct an RRTS station at this location also, which will serve the residents of the nearby localities, providing them with high-speed seamless connectivity across NCR. MD of NCRTC, Vinay Kumar Singh informed that Jangpura is one of the nodes identified to be taken up for Transit Oriented Development and the corporation is working on a comprehensive plan to provide seamless access to the RRTS station. While the hub of all the three corridors will be in Sarai Kale Khan, which will be a mega terminal, Jangpura will also have the Master Operations Control Centre, from where trains in all the corridors will be monitored and controlled. The new station will connect Sarai Kale Khan with residential areas like Ashram, Nizamuddin, Srinivaspuri, Lajpat Nagar, among others.
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