Seawoods–Darave railway station
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|Mumbai Suburban Railway station|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways|
|Line(s)||Harbour line, Nerul-Uran line, Trans-Harbour Line|
|Structure type||Standard on-ground station|
|Fare zone||Central Railways|
Seawoods–Darave is a newly developed railway station on the Harbour line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway in the Nerul node. The railway station derives its name from the famous Seawoods NRI complex developed by CIDCO especially for high income and economically well to do groups. The area has developed rapidly in recent years compared to any other nodes in Navi Mumbai due to its strategic location, having Vashi, Mumbai & Thane towards its north and Ulwe, Uran, JNPT & upcoming international airport towards is south and CBD Belapur, Kharghar & Panvel towards its east. The station is located adjacent to Sector 40 & 42, few kilometers away from Seawoods NRI complex.
It's being developed as Seawoods Grand Central by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. The Seawoods Grand Central complex is set to have large office spaces, malls and an entertainment area which is likely to transform the image of the city. The entry/exit subway of the west side of the station is directly connected to Seawoods Grand Central.
Seawoods is located in the south west part of Nerul, near Parsik Hill. A rail-over bridge was constructed on 13 October 2011 besides Seawoods station which connects Seawoods East and West end. Nearby Sectors are sector 36, 38, 40, 42, 42A, 44, 44A, 46, 48, 48A, 50, new 50, 52, 54, 56, 58 on the west and sector 19A, 23, 25, 27 on the east . It also consists of an older sector 10 and a new one 36
The station has a total of 4 platforms. Platform no. 01 and 02 has trains for going to Mumbai, Thane and Panvel and platform no. 03 and 04 connects to Ulwe/Uran node (JNPT) and the upcoming Navi Mumbai International Airport. The platforms have handicapped/ disabled friendly ramps which is connected to the subway on the CSMT end, making the station fully accessible to all people. The subway on each end is connected to each other and it leads to ticket counter, rickshaw stand, car & bike parking and the Seawoods Grand Central Mall on the west side.
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