Dadar railway station
|Mumbai Suburban Railway station|
|Location||Lakhamsi Nappu Road, Dadar, Mumbai|
|Elevation||6.610 metres (21.69 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
Mumbai Dadar-Solapur section
|Platforms||15 (8-Central, 7-Western)|
|Structure type||Standard on-ground station|
|Station code||DR (Central Line)|
D (Western Line)
|Fare zone||Central Railways & Western Railways|
|Passengers (2016-17)||211,888 (Daily)|
Dadar railway station (station code: D (Western)/DR (Central), DDR (mainline)) is one of the major railway stations in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It serves the Dadar area of Mumbai city. The station consists of eight platforms. It is one of the most important and busiest railway stations in Mumbai.
Dadar station lies on both the Western Line, and the Central Line as "Dadar (Central)", connected by multiple walkways and bridges. Dadar is also a terminal for Indian Railways, as well as the Mumbai Suburban Railway.
On the Central Railway side, Dadar station caters to both Central Railway Suburban trains and outstation trains. There is a separate terminus for outstation trains which terminate at Dadar on the Central side called Dadar Terminus.
In October 2012, CR announced plans to cease long distance train services terminating at Dadar within 5–6 years. The load would be transferred to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) by upgrading the number of platforms at LTT from five to 12. As of now, Dadar station receives more than 500,000 visitors daily.
- Sitaram, Mewati (21 September 2014). "Are these TCs on Dadar FOB genuine?". Daily News and Analysis. Mumbai. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
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