Sunday, May 16, 2021
Home Government and Policy Mumbai: Central Railway gets a host of facilities as the fourth corridor gets commissioned

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.

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.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

Related Articles

Trending now

Rebel YRS Congress MP who was arrested for criticising Andhra CM Jagan Reddy tortured in custody, images of injuries go viral

Guntur Magistrate ordered medical examination of rebel YRS Congress MP Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju to ascertain his custodial torture

Gujarat: Here’s why the death certificate stats from March to May so far do not prove allegations of massive undercounting of Covid deaths

There are significant concerns that the death tally in Gujarat is vastly greater than what is being admitted by the Government. A recent media...

Israel demolishes Al Jalaa building that housed Al Jazeera and other international media offices short time after warning

Israel had issued a warning that it will demolish the Al Jalaa building that houses Al Jazeera office, after which it was demolished.

The Hindu quietly changes headline after columnist calls Tejasvi Surya a virus: Here are her previous problematic comments

The Hindu published an opinion-editorial by columnist Vaishna Roy on Friday where it called BJP MP Tejasvi Surya a virus.

Punjab: After Modi Govt implements direct benefit transfer, agencies procure record wheat quantity, 9 lac farmers receive Rs 23,000 cr

A farmer named Gurdip Singh from Chak Kalan village said, "I am very happy with this system with money coming directly. I sold my entire crop to government agencies as the MSP was also better this time."

5 years ago, The Week published an article insulting, mocking, lying about Veer Savarkar, today they apologise: Read full details

After a lawsuit filed by Veer Sarvarkar's grand nephew, The Week apologises for a article on Sarvarkar published in 2016

Recently Popular

Legendary Australian cricketer slams world media for ‘vulture’ journalism, says Incredible India deserves respect: Here is what he said

In a recent post, the former cricketer has expressed his overwhelming support for India and slammed international media for vulture journalism

How NDTV played with words to give impression that Kerala woman died due to Israel, deleted and reposted, but still did not mention Palestine

NDTV subtly peddled an agenda trying to paint Israel as the aggressors and Palestine as the victim after a Indian woman died in terror attacks

Former pornstar Mia Khalifa falls for ‘toolkit’ again? Posts unedited tweet against Israel, later defends herself with bizarre explanation

Former porn-star Mia Khalifa accidentally revealed being part of an anti-Israel Twitter storm after she tweeted an unedited post

Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Hindu deities for Covid-19 crisis turns out to be fake? Here’s what we know

Some social media users pointed out the hypocrisy of these 'left-liberals', who were just a few months back attacking the same French magazine for publishing cartoons that were allegedly hurtful for Muslims.

Jerusalem conflict: The history of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount and the holiest Jewish temple that preceded it

The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock was built on the same spot where the Second Temple of the Judaism was located

Israel demolishes Al Jalaa building that housed Al Jazeera and other international media offices short time after warning

Israel had issued a warning that it will demolish the Al Jalaa building that houses Al Jazeera office, after which it was demolished.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

255,056FansLike
544,391FollowersFollow
24,300SubscribersSubscribe