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Delhi is one of the largest cities in the world, and it might claim that title outright by 2030. It’s also one of the most polluted. While that’s not solely down to its notorious problems with traffic, it’s safe to say that congestion isn’t helping. There are around ten million vehicles in Delhi and hundreds of thousands pass through key intersections each day. Congestion is virtually non-stop.

In 2002, Delhi’s metro system opened, and transformed how people get around the city. But it only goes so far, and doesn’t serve the millions of people in the area around the capital all trying to commute in. And while the city does have railway and ring lines that serve the surrounding area (the National Capital Region, or NCR), some dubious choices in design have left them seriously under utilized.

Enter the Delhi Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). It’s a new initiative which will connect central Delhi to cities and districts around the NCR.