Mahalaxmi railway station
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Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Mahalaxmi railway station western entrance
|Structure type||Standard on-ground station|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways|
|Fare zone||Western Railways|
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.
A workshop was established at Mahalaxmi in 1910 for the repair of wagons. In 1962 it was modified to work on carriages, and in 1976 it was adapted for Periodic Overhauls of EMUs. On 5 January 1928 Mahalaxmi station welcomed guests for the ceremony for the electrification of the Western Line. Renovation was carried out in 1926 and the station was reopened on 3 October 1926.
Notes and references
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- Albuquerque, Teresa (1981). Santa Cruz that was. T. Albuquerque. p. 50.
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