The Regional Rapid Transport System (RRTS) is one of the most ambitious projects in the National Capital State Territory of Delhi. Promoted by the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), it will be a real trailblazer in the country, with a design speed of 180 kilometres per hour.
The Government’s plan involves eight lines in total but three has been established as a priority. One of them is the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut, which will require 3.800 million euro investment for its construction.
The line will allow 82 kilometres to be covered in just 62 minutes, almost half of the current journey time. The aim is to improve the transport system in New Delhi and the Delhi metropolitan area, one of the world's largest with a population of around 57 million.
Ayesa is providing technical assistance (General Consultancy), in consortium with Italferr, for the management and supervision of the entire rail corridor, except for the civil works supervision. As such, it covers all phases from tender and design through to commissioning and initial operating.
Another contract has been sign with NCRTC to design four of the elevated stations for this corridor (Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Guldhar and Duhai) as well as two depots.
Scope of works:
- Critical study of DPR (incl. amendments thereon) of Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor and value addition over & above provisions of these studies
- Preparation of procurement strategy and bid process management for selection of contractors and suppliers
- Proof-checking of designs, drawings, technical proposals and specifications along with ensuring system integration and interface management
- Supervision of all implementation activities for systems including rolling stock, electrical & mechanical, solar systems, power supply, traction, signalling, automatic fare collection, platform screen doors and telecommunication systems
- Development and implementation of Quality Assurance Plan
- Review, update and implement Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Plan
- Inspection, testing, trials, statutory approvals and commissioning
- Knowledge transfer, capacity building of NCRTC
- Project management and monitoring