Dahisar railway station

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Dahisar
दहिसर
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Dahisar Railway station platformboard.jpg
Location Dahisar
Coordinates 19°15′00″N 72°51′33″E / 19.2501°N 72.8593°E / 19.2501; 72.8593
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Western Line
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Other information
Fare zone Western Railways
Services
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Churchgate
Western Line
toward Dahanu Road
Location
Dahisar is located in Mumbai
Dahisar
Dahisar
Location within Mumbai

Dahisar is a railway station on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. Dahisar station is the last station in Mumbai (officially). The area around the station is heavily trafficked and congested.

With the construction of the railway line connecting Dahisar to the city of Mumbai in 1867,[1] came the first lot of migrants, the people from Sindhudurg region of Konkan. These migrants established the first planned residential areas of Dahisar - Maratha Colony in Dahisar East and Mhatre Wadi in the West. The Railway authorities wanted to name the Railhead at Dahisar as Mount Poinsur, but the locals opposed this move and forced the authorities to name it as Dahisar.

Dahisar Railway station
Dahisar railway station - Overview
Dahisar Railway station stationboard
On approach to Dahisar railway station

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