Mahalaxmi railway station

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This article is about the railway station. For the area of the same name, see Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.
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Mahalaxmi
महालक्ष्मी
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Mahalaxmi Station x.jpg
Mahalaxmi railway station western entrance
Station statistics
Coordinates 18°58′57″N 72°49′27″E / 18.9825°N 72.82417°E / 18.9825; 72.82417Coordinates: 18°58′57″N 72°49′27″E / 18.9825°N 72.82417°E / 18.9825; 72.82417
Line(s) Western Line
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Opened 1867[citation needed]
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Western Railways
Services
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Churchgate
Western Line
toward Dahanu Road

Mahalaxmi (Marathi: महालक्ष्मी), also spelled Mahalakshmi, is a railway station on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. Trains starting from Churchgate pass through Mahalaxmi. Major landmarks in the area are the Mahalaxmi Temple, Haji Ali Dargah, Nehru Planetarium and Mahalaxmi Racecourse. Worli Seaface is also close from here. Byculla station of the Central Railway is the closest station.

Mahalaxmi Station platformboard
Mahalaxmi railway station platform

History[edit]

A workshop was established at Mahalaxmi in 1910 for the repair of wagons.[1] In 1962 it was modified to work on carriages, and in 1976 it was adapted for Periodic Overhauls of EMUs.[1] On 5 January 1928 Mahalaxmi station welcomed guests for the ceremony for the electrification of the Western Line.[2] Renovation was carried out in 1926 and the station was reopened on 3 October 1926.

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