Kalyan Junction railway station
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Kalyan Junction railway station is a major railway junction station on the central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network, lying at the junction of the north-east and south-east lines of the suburban Mumbai division of the Central Railway, 54 km (34 mi) north-east of Mumbai.
There are 8 platforms at Kalyan station.
After Thane railway station had escalators installed on two of its platforms, Kalyan station got its first escalator on platform No.1. Waiting Rooms are available on platform Nos. 4 & 5 of with and without air condition. There is a separate 'ladies-only' waiting room on platform 4. Canteen is available on the long distance trains platform 4&5. snacks corners can be located on the entire length of the platforms. Kalyan Junction Railway Station has free wi-fi facility installed by RailTel and Google which can be accessed all around the station. It has become one the first few stations which got this facility tested, activated on Central Railway. This facility got started from 23 August,2016. Nearly 20 lakh people are logging on to free Wi-Fi provided by Google and RailTel at all major railway stations like Kalyan all across India. The users can follow instructions on their mobiles,smartphones once they enter Railway station of Kalyan to avail the high-speed wi-fi for the first 30 minutes after which the speed will drop but the connectivity remains.
The Kalyan Electric Loco Shed and Kalyan Diesel Loco Shed are also located nearby. They are two of the most important loco sheds in CR and are the lone shed serving Mumbai region. Kalyan ELS holds both AC as well as DC locos and is the only shed in India to hold widest variety of locos. The locos of Kalyan Diesel Loco Shed holds WDM 2, WDM-2A, WDM 3A, WDM-3D, WDG-3A, WDG 4, WDG4D and WDP4 diesel locomotives, while the Electric Loco Shed holds WAG-5, WAG-7, WAG 9, WCAM 1, WCAM 2/2P, WCAM 3, WCAG-1 and WCM-6. In future Kalyan ELS is also expected to home pure AC locos like WAP 4/WAP 5/WAP 7.
- Kalyan travel guide from Wikivoyage