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Kasara railway station

Kasara (station code: KSRA/N for North (local)) is a railway station on the Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. It is the final stop in the north-east sector of the Central Line.

Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Kasara
Suburban train station
Kasara railway station - Main Entrance.jpg
Coordinates19°38′54″N 73°28′23″E / 19.64833°N 73.47306°E / 19.64833; 73.47306
Elevation308.420 metres (1,011.88 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Central Line
Platforms04
Tracks10
Construction
Structure typeOn-Ground
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access[citation needed]
Other information
Station codeKSRA
N (local)
Fare zoneCentral Railways
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MSR
  Following station
Central Line
North-east branch
Terminus
Location
Kasara is located in India
Kasara
Kasara
Location within India
Kasara is located in Maharashtra
Kasara
Kasara
Kasara (Maharashtra)
Kasara railway station Platformboard
Kasara railway station Stationboard

BackgroundEdit

Kasara was called Kassarah during the British Raj. For outstation trains, it is a technical halt, where bankers (generally WAG 5 or WAG 7) are attached behind the trains to enable it to cross the tough and high gradient Kasara Ghat. Earlier the station was electrified with a DC 1.5 kV traction system, but on 19 February 2006, it was changed to an AC 25 kV 50 Hz system.

ServicesEdit

It takes up to 162 minutes for slow local suburban trains to reach Kasara from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus whereas the fast locals take 136 mins.[1]

ConnectionsEdit

MSRTC BUS and Shared taxis to Nasik Road, jawhar, Mokhada, Rajur and Akole are also available from the. station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Train Time Table Between mumbai_cst and kasara(12:00 am to 1:00 am)". Transport for Mumbai. Retrieved 2 June 2018.


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