Kalyan Junction railway station

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Kalyan Junction
कल्याण जंक्शन
Commuter rail station
Kalyan Junction railway station - Stationboard.jpg
Coordinates 19°14′07″N 73°07′50″E / 19.23525°N 73.1305°E / 19.23525; 73.1305Coordinates: 19°14′07″N 73°07′50″E / 19.23525°N 73.1305°E / 19.23525; 73.1305
Elevation 8.840 metres (29.00 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Central Line
Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line
Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Mumbai-Chennai line
Bhusawal-Kalyan section
Mumbai Dadar–Solapur section
Platforms 08
Construction
Structure type Standard, on ground
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Station code KYN
Fare zone Central Railway zone
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 360,000/day
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
Central Line
North-east branch
toward Kasara
Central Line
South-east branch
toward Khopoli
Route map
Central Line
to
Bhusawal–Kalyan
section
Kasara
Umbermali
Khardi
Thansit
Atgaon
Asangaon
Vasind
Bhatsa River
Khadavli
Kalu River
Titwala
Ambivli
Ulhas River
Shahad
Waldhuni River
Express train Kalyan
Vithalwadi
Thakurli
Ulhasnagar
Express train Dombivli
Ambarnath
to
Ahmedabad-Mumbai
Main Line
Badlapur
Western
Line
Vasai Road
Vangani
Juchandra
Shelu
Kaman Road
Neral Matheran Hill Railway to Matheran
Kharbao
Bhivpuri Road
Bhiwandi Road
Karjat Junction
Ulhas River
to Panvel Junction
Kopar
Palasdari
Diva Junction
to
Mumbai Dadar–
Solapur section
Dativali
Kelavli
Nilaje
Dolavli
Taloja
Lowjee
Navade Road
Khopoli
Kalamboli
Mumbra
to Karjat
Kalwa
Panvel Harbour Line
to Trans-Harbour Line
Somtane
Thane Creek
Rasayani
Express train Thane
Apta
Trans-Harbour Line
Jite
Mulund
Hamrapur
Nahur
Pen
Bhandup
Kasu
Kanjurmarg
Nagothane
Vikhroli
Nidi
Line 1
to Versova
Ghatkopar
Roha
Vidyavihar
to Konkan Railway
Lokmanya Tilak
Terminus
Express train
Harbour Line
Kurla
Harbour Line
to Andheri
Sion
Western Line\
Matunga
Dadar Mumbai MonoRail Logo.svg
planned
Monorail
Prabhadevi
Western Line
to Churchgate
Parel
Currey Road
Chinchpokli
Byculla
Harbour Line
Sandhurst Road
Masjid
Mumbai Metro Line 1 logo.png Line 3
Chhatrapati Shivaji
Terminus
Location
Kalyan Junction is located in Maharashtra
Kalyan Junction
Kalyan Junction
Location within Maharashtra

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.

Infrastructure[edit]

There are 8 platforms at Kalyan station.

Facilities[edit]

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.

Sheds[edit]

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.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Kalyan travel guide from Wikivoyage