Neral, India

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Neral - Payarmal
Neral - Payarmal
Neral is located in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 19°01′28.57″N 73°18′56.58″E / 19.0246028°N 73.3157167°E / 19.0246028; 73.3157167Coordinates: 19°01′28.57″N 73°18′56.58″E / 19.0246028°N 73.3157167°E / 19.0246028; 73.3157167
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Raigad
 • Type Gram Panchayat
 • Body Neral Gram Panchayat
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 25,265
 • Density 368/km2 (950/sq mi)
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration MH - 46

Neral is a town in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.[1][2] It is 83 km from Mumbai-South and 42 km from Panvel in the Karjat tehsil. It is a rapidly developing city of a Raigad district which is well connected to Panvel, Mumbai, Thane and Pune. Neral along with Karjat is also known as Eastern Mumbai District.[3]


Neral is located at 19°02′N 73°19′E / 19.03°N 73.32°E / 19.03; 73.32. It has an average elevation of 40 metres (131feet). Neral is a place which is the center between Mumbai and Pune, Neral has State Highway which is connecting to Karjat, NH4, Panvel and Badlapur, people who visits Neral from Mumbai-South takes via. Panvel route which is more better, faster and easy to drive.

It is best known as a railroad junction, with trains arriving from Mumbai and from Pune to the nearby and very popular hill station of Matheran. A narrow-gauge rail line, 21 km long, ("toy train") runs from Neral to Matheran. Nearest major towns are Badlapur and Karjat.

2005 rainfall[edit]

The heavy rains on 26 July 2005 ruined the rail tracks and it had stopped operating, but the train has successfully started operating from 5 March 2007. The other option available to reach Matheran is to take a taxi to a certain point (called Dasturi naka) just before Matheran city boundary, beyond which one may proceed only on foot or on horseback


Matheran is the unique place which is just 6 kilometres from Neral Railway Station, Neral is a town in Karjat tehsil Maharashtra. As Neral is a part of Mumbai Metropolitan Area. The town is gaining so much attraction because of its unique Hill Station and the Real Estate Development in Neral and around.

Udayvansh Group[edit]

Udayvansh Group is Real Estate Company Also Known as Alejandro Developers Private Limited.

Olympeo Riverside[edit]

There is significant real estate development happening at neral owing to its potential pertaining to connectivity,low cost and investment growth. Its includes project like Olympeo Riverside with more than 700 units and nestled at the banks of river Ullas. Many people are buying as living with nature is associated with luxury. It also serves as a second home to many buyers.

Luxury within reach is characterised by amalgamation of hordes of amenities at extended suburban towns. Convenience at little distant place is being rated above cramped houses in the town.

Matheran Toy Train[edit]

The famous Matheran - Neral Toy Train departs from Neral Station. This train goes from Neral to Mathran.

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