Mahalaxmi railway station

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Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Mahalaxmi Station x.jpg
Mahalaxmi railway station western entrance
General information
Coordinates18°58′57″N 72°49′27″E / 18.9825°N 72.82417°E / 18.9825; 72.82417
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Western Line
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
Station codeMX
Fare zoneWestern Railways
Opened1867[citation needed]
Preceding station Mumbai Suburban Railway Following station
Mumbai Central
towards Churchgate
Western line Lower Parel
towards Dahanu Road
Mahalaxmi is located in Mumbai
Location within Mumbai

Mahalaxmi (Pronunciation: [məɦaːləkʂmiː]; station code: MX), also spelled Mahalakshmi, is a railway station on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. Trains starting from Churchgate pass through Mahalaxmi. Major landmarks in the area are the Mahalaxmi Temple, Haji Ali Dargah, Nehru Planetarium and Mahalaxmi Racecourse Dabbawalla Statue. Worli Seaface is also close from here. Byculla station of the Central Railway is the closest station.

Mahalaxmi Station platformboard

The Saat Rasta Project will connect the Mahalaxmi railway station to the proposed Jacob Circle monorail station.

The Haji Ali Mahalaxmi Project aims to connect the 225-acre Mahalaxmi Racecouse to the Arabian Sea, by creating a 6-acre public open space.

Mahalaxmi railway station platform


A workshop was established at Mahalaxmi in 1910 for the repair of wagons.[1] In 1962 it was modified to work on carriages, and in 1976 it was adapted for Periodic Overhauls of EMUs.[1] On 5 January 1928 Mahalaxmi station welcomed guests for the ceremony for the electrification of the Western Line.[2] Renovation was carried out in 1926 and the station was reopened on 3 October 1926.

Notes and references[edit]

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  2. ^ Albuquerque, Teresa (1981). Santa Cruz that was. T. Albuquerque. p. 50.