Andheri

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Andheri
Suburb
Andheri is located in Mumbai
Andheri
Andheri
Location in Mumbai metropolitan area
Coordinates: 19°07′08″N 72°50′49″E / 19.119°N 72.847°E / 19.119; 72.847Coordinates: 19°07′08″N 72°50′49″E / 19.119°N 72.847°E / 19.119; 72.847
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai Suburban
CityMumbai
Language
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneIST GMT+530
PIN
Andheri H.O. 400 053
Vehicle registrationMH 02

Andheri is a locality of West Mumbai.

Government[edit]

Andheri West comes under K/W ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation while Andheri East comes under the K/E ward of the same.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Andheri railway[edit]

The Andheri railway station is among the busiest railway stations in the city [2] The expansion of the Mumbai Metro in the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor is part of the government's master transportation plan.[3]

Mumbai Metro[edit]

Line 1 of the Mumbai Metro spans the entire suburb of Andheri (Andheri metro station)[4][5] connecting Versova in the west to Ghatkopar in the Eastern Suburbs, covering a distance of 11.4 kilometres (7.1 mi).[6] It is fully elevated, and consists of 12 stations. 9 out of the 12 stations are in Andheri. Work on the corridor began on 8 February 2008. A cable stay bridge, spanning the Western railway line, on the project was completed at the end of 2012.[7] The line opened for service on 8 June 2014.[8] Latest statistics reveal that approximately 85 million passengers have used the metro line in the first 11 months since its launch.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook - Mumbai Suburban" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Authorities finding it difficult to decongest Andheri station area". Daily News and Analysis.
  3. ^ Indian Economy - K. R. Gupta, J. R. Gupta - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-06.
  4. ^ Mumbai Metro Archived 12 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine. Mumbaimetroone.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-06.
  5. ^ A Mumbai Metro train every three minutes - Mumbai - DNA. Dnaindia.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-06.
  6. ^ "Know Your Metro - Features". Reliance Mumbai Metro. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Metro ride in June '13? Work on crucial bridge completed". The Times of India. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Maharashtra CM Prithivraj Chavan flags off Mumbai Metro". The Times of India. 8 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Over 8 crore commuters travelled in Metro since June 2014 - The Economic Times". Retrieved 2015-06-12.

Notes[edit]

  • Shrivastava, Prabhat, and S. L. Dhingra. "Operational Integration Of Suburban Railway And Public Buses—Case Study Of Mumbai." Journal of Transportation Engineering 132.6 (2006): 518-522. Academic Search Premier. Web. 29 May 2012.