Mira Road railway station
Mira Road (Pronunciation: [miɾaː]; station code: MIRA) is a passenger railway station located at Mira Road town of Thane district. It is situated between the Borivali and Bhayandar stations on the Western line, of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. The route of the station is located between the salt pan towards the western zone of the town leading towards Bhayandar.
|Mumbai Suburban Railway station|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways|
|Connections||BEST Transport, MBMT Transport, TMT Transport|
|Structure type||Standard on-ground station|
|Fare zone||Western Railways|
| (2015) 1,30,000|
Mira Road station consists of four side platforms, divided into two sections by the twin bores of the station; a skywalk serving the commuters to Shanti Nagar and Naya Nagar zone. Trains serve the station 12 hours a day every day; the headway between trains is 6 minutes during peak periods, with less frequent service at other times. Mira Road station is also served by three bus services including BEST Transport, MBMT Transport and TMT Transport buses, serving the areas of Thane, Navi Mumbai and Bhayandar.
Two escalators have also been installed (one at P.F. No. 1 & other one at P.F. No. 2/3) to the middle FOB and new ticket counter have been initiated on 28 August 2019 by Shiv Sena politician Mr. Rajan Vichare. P.F. No. 1 has been extended to handle 15-coach Down Locals. Three new escalators are being installed at P.F. 1, P.F. 2/3 & P.F. 4 to the southern FOB.
Wi-fi's have also been installed on all platforms.
In 2015, MMRDA authorities had implemented that Mira Road station will be developed along with other railway stations from the Central and Harbour lines of the Mumbai Suburban Railway with the installations of escalators, footover bridges and elevators.
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