Mulund railway station

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Mulund
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Mulund Station (2).jpg
Coordinates19°10′12″N 72°57′07″E / 19.17°N 72.952°E / 19.17; 72.952
Elevation6.40 metres (21.0 ft)
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Central Line
Platforms04
Tracks06
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
Station codeMLND
Fare zoneCentral Railways
History
Opened1915[citation needed]
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
Location
Mulund is located in Mumbai
Mulund
Mulund
Location within Mumbai

Mulund is a railway station on the Central Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network.

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Mulund railway station is connected via the Central Railway to South Bombay and remote places like Khopoli and Kasara.

History[edit]

Mulund station was built to serve the suburb of Mulund, which was laid out in the 1920s. In the 1970s a new goods terminal was constructed at Mulund to handle increased volumes of freight. On 13 March 2003 a bomb exploded on a train pulling into Mulund station at 21:45 hrs. 10 people were killed and 70 injured.[1]

Layout[edit]

Mulund is a stop for slow local trains as well as most fast local trains on the Central line of the Mumbai suburban network. The station is equipped to accommodate 12-car as well as 15-car (Platform no. 3 & 4) local trains. During the peak hour, there is a fast train halting every few minutes.

Mulund has four platforms, platform numbers 1 and 2 are reserved for slow trains and platform numbers 3 and 4 for fast trains. Platforms 1 and 3 are for trains travelling towards Thane and beyond, whereas platforms 2 and 4 are for trains travelling towards Dadar, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asthana, N. C.; Nirmal, A. (2009). Urban Terrorism : Myths And Realities. Pointer Publishers. p. 180. ISBN 9788171325986.