Q&A with Navneet Kaushik, NCRTC: Implementing the RRTS project across India’s NCR

Posted: 13 April 2023 | | No comments yet

In this video interview, Navneet Kaushik, Director Systems and Operation at NCRTC, spoke to Global Railway Review about the significance of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) being developed across the National Capital Region of India.

At the UIC’s High-Speed Congress in March 2023, Global Railway Review interviewed Navneet Kaushik, Director Systems and Operation at the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) – a joint venture company of the Government of India and States of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and U.P, under the administrative control of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs – which is mandated for implementing the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) project across the National Capital Region (NCR) of India, ensuring a balanced and sustainable urban development through better connectivity and access.

In this video, Navneet explains the importance of implementing the RRTS, the challenges faced by the NCRTC in moving the project forward and how to address them, incorporating sustainability and environmental concerns within the project, plus the current status of this Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut project, and when is it expected to be completed.

Navneet is an Engineering Graduate with more than 35 years of railway industry experience in mainline and metros, dealing particularly with signalling, telecommunication, PSD, AFC and Operations. He has had opportunity to commission multiple CBTC project in the country including DTO/UTO.

Watch the video interview above or on the Global Railway Review YouTube channel link now.

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