Date Of Post: 03 Apr, 2018
Mumbai: Western Railway officials said that it had begun operating all 49 scheduled services from 01.04.2018 on the Harbour line that was extended till Goregaon. The extension of the route, from Andheri to Goregaon, was inaugurated by Railway & Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday.
- The official said, the 5 km extension, completed at a cost of Rs 214 crore after work started in 2009, will benefit nearly 7000 passengers who commute daily from Jogeshwari, Ram Mandir and Goregaon to Harbour line stations.
- Prior to this, Central & Western Railways collectively operated 23 services on the Harbour corridor between CSMT & Andheri.
- Officials said, the Railways has now extended 42 services of CR and 7 of WR till Goregaon.
- Goyal, during the inauguration, said that future plans included extending this line till Borivali.
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