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Trans-Harbour Line (Mumbai Suburban Railway)

 

Trans-Harbour Line (Mumbai Suburban Railway)

Trans-Harbour Line
Overview
Type Suburban rail
System Mumbai Suburban Railway
Locale Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Thane, Maharashtra
Termini Thane
Nerul, Vashi
Stations 10
Services
Operation
Opening 1993 (goods)
2004 (passengers)
Owner Indian Railway
Operator(s) Central Railway (CR)
Character At Grade
Technical
Line length 20 km[1]
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Major/interchange Stations

The Trans-Harbour Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway connects Navi Mumbai to Thane.[2] It is operated by Central Railway (CR). The line carried freight only from 1993 until 2004, when it began carrying passenger trains as well.[3]

On 19 January 2013, the conversion of all 10 rakes on the Trans-Harbour Line into 12-car trains was completed[4] As of May 2013, there are 210 services operating on the Trans-Harbour line, of which 128 are 12-car and 80 are 9-car services.[5][6]

Stations

Trans-Harbour Line
# Station Name Station Code Connections
English Marathi Hindi
1 Thane ठाणे ठाणे T Central Line
2 Airoli ऐरोली ऐरोली None
3 Rabale रबाळे रबाले None
4 Ghansoli घणसोली घणसोली None
5 Kopar Khairane कोपर खैराणे कोपर खैराणे None
6 Turbhe तुर्भे तुर्भे None
7 Sanpada/Juinagar सानपाडा/जुईनगर सानपाडा/जुईनगर None
8 Vashi/Nerul वाशी/नेरूळ वाशी/नेरूल VA/NU Harbour Line
† - when travelling from/to Vashi
‡ - when travelling from/to Nerul

References

  1. ^ http://www.cidco.maharashtra.gov.in/NMM_Initial_Stage.aspx
  2. ^ "Trans-Harbour snag leaves passengers stranded - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 
  3. ^ "Trans harbour line eases rush at Kurla and Vashi". Hindustan Times. 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  4. ^ "State boost for Churchgate-Virar elevated corridor - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 
  5. ^ Somit Sen (2012-10-21). "Soon, all Trans-harbour services to be 12 car". The Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  6. ^ "Central Rly to check if 15-car fast trains can be run beyond Kalyan". Hindustan Times. 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
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