Vasai Road railway station

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Vasai Road
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Vasai Road stationboard.jpg
Location Vasai
Coordinates 19°22′57″N 72°49′56″E / 19.38238°N 72.83216°E / 19.38238; 72.83216
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Western line, Central line, Vasai Road - Roha line
Platforms 8
Tracks 9
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Station code BSR
Fare zone Western Railways
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
toward Churchgate
Western Line
toward Dahanu Road
Terminus
Vasai Road-Roha Line
toward Roha
Location
Vasai Road is located in Maharashtra
Vasai Road
Vasai Road
Location within Maharashtra

Vasai Road Junction is a railway station on the Western line and Vasai Road–Diva–Panvel–Roha route of the Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network.

Vasai is a historical suburban town north of Mumbai and it is located in Palghar district. It is a much modern part of Vasai Taluka. It is a part of the new Vasai-Virar city.

Station layout[edit]

Six of the seven platforms at Vasai Road are laid out side by side. Platform 1 at Vasai Road is constructed approximately 500 meters South of platform 2, similar to platform 8 at Borivali.

Vasai Road is an important cross over point between Western and Central railways in Mumbai, as trains from Konkan region and Pune cross over to the Western line here.

Platforms 2–5 handle the local trains in the up & down directions. Platform 6 and 7 handle outstation trains that have a halt at Vasai Road. They also handle two Rajdhani Express trains.

Platform 1 is a dedicated platform to handle local trains that start/terminate at Vasai Road. Also platform 6 and 7 holds freight train for going towards Diva. The recent developments at Vasai Railway Station is the inclusion of elevator and lifts on the old as well as the new footover bridges.

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