Thane railway station

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Indian Railways station
Thane station.jpg
LocationThane, Maharashtra
India
Coordinates19°11′10″N 72°58′33″E / 19.18611°N 72.97583°E / 19.18611; 72.97583
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byCentral Railway zone
Line(s)Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line
Mumbai-Chennai line
Platforms10
TracksMultiple
ConnectionsIndian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Bus interchange
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Platform levels01
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeTNA
Zone(s) Central Railway zone
Division(s) Mumbai CR
History
OpenedMay 1853; 166 years ago (1853-05)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Previous namesThana railway station
Location
Thane is located in India
Thane
Thane
Location within India
Thane is located in Mumbai
Thane
Thane
Thane (Mumbai)
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Thane
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Thane station (2).jpg
LocationThane, Maharashtra
India
Coordinates19°11′10″N 72°58′33″E / 19.18611°N 72.97583°E / 19.18611; 72.97583
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Central Line, Trans-Harbour Line
Platforms10
TracksMultiple
ConnectionsBus interchange
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Platform levels01
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeTNA
Zone(s) Central Railway zone
Division(s) Mumbai CR
Fare zoneCentral Railway zone
History
Opened1853; 167 years ago (1853)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Previous namesThana railway station
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
TerminusTrans-Harbour Line
toward Vashi or Nerul

Thane (formerly Thana, station code: TNA) is a major railway station of the Indian Railways. Located in Maharashtra, It is one of the busiest railway stations in India. As of 2013, Thane railway station handles 600,000 people daily. More than 1,000 trains visit the station each day, including around 180 long distance trains.[1] The station has ten platforms. It is the origin and destination station of all the trans-harbour suburban trains.

History[edit]

Thane railway station was the terminus for the first ever passenger train in India. On 16 April 1853, the first passenger train service was inaugurated from Bori Bunder (now renamed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus), Mumbai to Thane.[2] Covering a distance of 34 kilometres (21 mi), it was hauled by three locomotives: Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan, and carried around 400 passengers.

Platforms[edit]

  1. - For UP Thane trains (towards Mumbai CSMT)
  2. - For DOWN slow trains (towards Kalyan)
  3. - For UP (towards Mumbai CSMT) and DOWN (towards Kalyan) Thane trains
  4. - For UP slow/fast trains (towards Mumbai CSMT)
  5. - For DOWN fast trains / Mail-Express trains
  6. - For UP fast trains / Mail-Express trains
  7. - For DOWN Mail-Express trains (Trains that arrive from LTT)
  8. - For UP Mail-Express trains (Trains that depart to LTT)
  9. - For Thane - Vashi/Nerul/Panvel trains
  10. - 10A.- For Thane - Vashi/Nerul/Panvel trains

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mehta, Manthan K (19 May 2013). "Thane is busiest railway station in Mumbai". Times Internet. The Times of India. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  2. ^ Colonialism: An International, Social, Cultural and Political Encyclopedia By Melvin Eugene Page, Penny M. Sonnenburg. page 135