Vile Parle railway station

Vile Parle (station code: VLP) is a railway station on the Western line and Harbour line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. It serves the Vile Parle locality.

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Vile Parle
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Mumbai 03-2016 01 Vile Parle station.jpg
General information
Coordinates19°05′58″N 72°50′38″E / 19.099532°N 72.843964°E / 19.099532; 72.843964Coordinates: 19°05′58″N 72°50′38″E / 19.099532°N 72.843964°E / 19.099532; 72.843964
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Western Line, Harbour Line
Platforms6
Tracks7
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesyes
Other information
Station codeVLP
Fare zoneWestern Railways
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Mumbai Suburban Railway Following station
Santacruz
towards Churchgate
Western line Andheri
towards Dahanu Road
Santacruz Harbour line
Andheri
towards Goregaon
Location
Vile Parle is located in Mumbai
Vile Parle
Vile Parle
Location within Mumbai

In July 2013, Ville Parle became the first station on the Western line, and second on the Mumbai Suburban Railway (after Thane railway station), to have an escalator. It cost 5 million (US$63,000).[1]

Vile Parle railway station has 6 platforms (2 – Harbour Line, 2 – Main Line, 2 – Fast train platforms although fast trains don't stop here). In addition, it has a parallel line that is generally used for trains bound to and from Bandra Terminus.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mehta, Manthan K (6 June 2013). "Vile Parle railway station to get escalator by July". Times Internet. The Times of India. Retrieved 20 September 2014.