Asangaon railway station

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Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Asangaon railway station - Station board.jpg
Coordinates 19°26′23″N 73°18′29″E / 19.439594°N 73.308126°E / 19.439594; 73.308126
Elevation 75.540 metres (247.83 ft)
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Central Line
Other information
Station code AN
Fare zone Central Railways
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
Central Line
North-east branch
toward Kasara
Asangaon is located in Maharashtra
Location within Maharashtra

Asangaon is a railway station on the Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. It is the only railway station for Shahapur city. Around 70 to 75 thousand commuters use this station on daily basis. It is the terminal station for Asangaon local train.

Asangaon is situated at the bank of River Bharangi and is in Shahapur Taluka of District Thane. This railway station services the villages of Asangaon, Taluka Headquarters Shahapur and many surrounding villages. People travelling to Mahuli Fort and Manas Mandir, Shahapur use the Asangaon Railway Station. Besides the Mumbai Suburban (Mumbai CST–Thane–Kalyan–Titwala–Asanagon–Kasara) suburban railway, Asangaon is also serviced by the dual-carriageway National Highway No.3.

Asangaon used to be a sleepy village along the Mumbai Nashik Highway and the Mumbai–Kasara–Igatpuri–Nashik railway line. It has recently gained a lot of attention because of the 400-odd Non Polluting industries in the Asangaon Industrial Area and Oswal Industrial Estate nearby, many new residential developments, colleges, retail outlets, banks and eateries are opening up.

Asangaon railway station - Platformboard


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