Byculla railway station

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Byculla
भायखला (Hindi)
भायखळा (Marathi)
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Byculla Railway Station 1.jpg
Coordinates 18°58′35″N 72°49′58″E / 18.9764°N 72.8328°E / 18.9764; 72.8328
Elevation 4.392 metres (14.41 ft)
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Central Line
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Other information
Station code BY
Fare zone Central Railways
History
Opened 1853
Rebuilt 1857
Services
Preceding station  
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Mumbai Suburban Railway
  Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
Location
Byculla is located in Mumbai
Byculla
Byculla
Location within Mumbai

Byculla is railway station on the Central line and of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. It is located in the neighbourhood of Byculla. All the fast trains halt at Byculla station both during peak hours and normal time.

Byculla Railway Station platform

History[edit]

Byculla was one of the original stations when the Bombay-Thane railway was inaugurated in April 1853. It had been built as a wooden structure the year before, but took on its current form in 1857.[1] This makes the current building the oldest station in India.

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