Lower Parel railway station

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Lower Parel
लोअर परळ
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Lower Parel main entrance.jpg
Coordinates 18°59′43″N 72°49′48″E / 18.99528°N 72.83000°E / 18.99528; 72.83000Coordinates: 18°59′43″N 72°49′48″E / 18.99528°N 72.83000°E / 18.99528; 72.83000
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Western Line
Platforms 03
Tracks 05
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Other information
Fare zone Western Railways
History
Opened 1867[citation needed]
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
toward Churchgate
Western Line
toward Dahanu Road
Route map
Location
Lower Parel is located in Mumbai
Lower Parel
Lower Parel
Location within Mumbai

Lower Parel(लोअर परळ) railway station is a railway station on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway, India. The next station south is Mahalaxmi railway station; the next station north is Prabhadevi.

Lower Parel railway station have 3 platforms. From platform no.1, slow local trains goes towards Dadar-Bandra-Andheri-Borivali -Virar, from platform no.2 slow local trains goes towards Mumbai Central-Churchgate, and Platform No.3 is kept as reserve that can be used in emergency and during mega-block on Sundays.

As Lower Parel has become a corporate hub, thousands of people come here in morning for work which make Lower Parel railway station one of the most crowded local stations of Mumbai.

It will have a connection to phase II of the Mumbai Monorail,[1] due to open in 2015.

Lower Parel platformboard

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "L&T consortium bags Mumbai monorail project". The Hindu. 11 November 2008.