Nahur railway station

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Nahur
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Nahur railway station.jpg
Coordinates 19°08′N 72°56′E / 19.14°N 72.93°E / 19.14; 72.93Coordinates: 19°08′N 72°56′E / 19.14°N 72.93°E / 19.14; 72.93
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Central Line
Platforms 2
Other information
Fare zone Central Railways
History
Opened 21 April 2006
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
Location
Nahur is located in Mumbai
Nahur
Nahur
Location within Mumbai

Nahur is a railway station on the Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. Nahur railway station falls under the jurisdiction of Central Railways and it was constructed to reduce the distance (between two consecutive train stations) between Bhandup and Mulund railway stations, which was quite large. Nahur has also helped in reducing the congestion in these stations, especially during the peak hours. Only slow trains halt at Nahur, as it currently doesn't have the provisions (or the need) to introduce platforms for fast trains. Nahur station was officially inaugurated on 21 April 2006.

Nahur railway station - platformboard

Nahur station has been a catalyst in Bhandup's development, catering to the needs of those living in Bhandup East, as well as those near the Airoli Link road.[1] This is also the nearest Railway Station on the Central Railway connecting to Airoli in New Mumbai. It can also be approached from Bhandup Station from either side. East and West of Nahur station are connected though the Mulund-Goregaon Link Road.

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