Vasai Road railway station

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Vasai Road
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Vasai Road stationboard.jpg
Station statistics
Address Vasai
Coordinates 19°23′12″N 72°49′49″E / 19.38667°N 72.83028°E / 19.38667; 72.83028
Line(s) Western Line, Central Line
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Platforms 8
Tracks 9
Other information
Electrified Yes
Station code BSR
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
Terminus Central Railway
toward Panvel

Vasai Road is a railway station on the Western line and Vasai Road - Diva - Panvel - Roha route of the Central Line, of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. Vasai is a historical suburban town north of Mumbai and it is located in Thane district. It is a much modern part of Vasai Taluka. It is a part of the new Vasai-Virar City.

Vasai Road platformboard
WAG 9 at Vasai Road Station - Platform 6

Station layout[edit]

6 of the 7 platforms at Vasai Road are laid out side by side. Platform no. 1 at Vasai Road is constructed approximately 500 meters South of Platform 2 similar to platform 8 at Borivali.

Vasai Road is an important cross over point between Western & Central railways in Mumbai as trains from Konkan region & Pune cross over to the Western Line here.

Platforms 2 - 5 handle the local trains in the up & down directions. Platform 6 & 7 handle outstation trains that have a halt at Vasai Road. Platform 1 is a dedicated platform to handle local trains that start/terminate at Vasai Road. Also platform 6 and 7 holds freight train for going towards diva.

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