Mumbai: Central Railway gets a host of facilities as the fourth corridor gets commissioned

Along with the Central railway getting the fourth corridor, many stations saw an increase in various passenger amenities too

Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal and Maharastra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis commissioned the first phase of the Nerul-Belapur-Uran railway corridor on Sunday. It is a part of the Central Railway’s fourth corridor in Mumbai.

Along with this, the ministers also flagged off a Pen-Panvel service on the newly electrified stretch between the two towns.

The newly commissioned 12km Nerul-Seawoods-Belapur-Kharkopar corridor is a part of the Rs 1782 crore project. It will cover a distance of 27 km as the suburban trains will eventually run up to Raigad district.

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Many stations saw an increase in various passenger amenities along with the introduction of the forth corridor.

Some of such amenities are:

New Platforms: Parel railway station gets a 320-meter long new platform. Parel region is famous for the medical facilities it provides to patients coming from all over the country. A new platform is introduced to make it convenient for patients who come over for treatment.

FOB: Shivdi, Mumbra, Bhandup, Parel, Kalva and Ghatkopar stations of Central Railway got six new foot over bridges on Sunday. Since 2014, the Central Railway has constructed a total of 64 FOBs. Apart from this, the work on 40 FOBs is in progress. At the same time, 273 platforms of suburban stations have had the platform height increased to 900 millimetres.

Elevators and Escalators: 41 escalators have been started on Sunday in 23 stations of Central Railway. Apart from these, work is in progress for 16 such.

Toilets: Six stations of Central Railway have got new toilets. These include Sandhurst Road, Vidyavihar, Dombivali, Ulhasnagar, Kalwa and Atgaon.

Other Facilities: Around 318 ATVM machines installed at all 77 suburban stations. 6 stations have got 206 additional CCTV cameras and 2 booking offices at Bhiwandi Road and Navda Road Stations have been introduced.

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