Authority likely to approve Jewar-IGI Airport rail link

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has decided to approve the proposal for a rapid rail transit system (RRTS) link between the Jewar Airport and the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi in its upcoming board meeting. The meeting is scheduled to be held on May 7.Yeida wanted RRTS connectivity because of the high-speed connectivity that such projects promise, officials said.After approval of the proposal Yeida, the authority plans to rope in central government agency, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), to conduct the feasibility study of this project.“Approval of the (RRTS) proposal is a procedural requirement to make way for the study into this project. Our aim is to provide fast connectivity between the Jewar and the IGI airports. We will take further decision on connecting these airports after the feasibility report is ready,” Yeida officer on special duty Shailendra Bhatia said.

Source : Hindustan Times