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Khar Road railway station

Khar Road (station code: KHAR) is a railway station on the Western Line and the Harbour Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network, in the Khar suburb. It is close to the Bandra Terminus for upcountry trains.

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Khar Road
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Khar Road station.jpg
Coordinates19°04′07″N 72°50′24″E / 19.068598°N 72.840042°E / 19.068598; 72.840042
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Western Line, Harbour Line
Platforms6
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
Other information
Station codeKHAR
Fare zoneWestern Railways
History
Opened1 July 1924[citation needed]
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers85,000 (2014)
Services
Preceding station  
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MSR
  Following station
toward Churchgate
Western Line
toward Dahanu Road
Harbour Line
toward Goregaon or Panvel
Location
Khar Road is located in India
Khar Road
Khar Road
Location within India
Khar Road is located in Maharashtra
Khar Road
Khar Road
Khar Road (Maharashtra)
Khar Road is located in Mumbai
Khar Road
Khar Road
Khar Road (Mumbai)

The name of the station is derived from the name of the koli village Khar-Danda, near the Arabian Sea. Danda is a home to fishermen. Now a link will connect from Khar Danda to Bandra - Versova Sea Link.

Mumbai 03-2016 06 Khar Road station
Khar Road

On 11 July 2006, Khar Road was affected by the Mumbai train bombings.[1][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mumbai 7/11 train blasts: Five get death, seven sentenced to life". Livemint. 30 September 2015.
  2. ^ "7/11 Mumbai blasts: Five get death, seven get life imprisonment". The Economic Times. 1 October 2015.
  3. ^ * http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com/Article.aspx?eid=31804&articlexml=Khar-Road-railway-station-turns-90-01072014004054

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