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Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Byculla
भायखला (Hindi)
भायखळा (Marathi)
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Byculla Railway Station 1.jpg
Coordinates 18°58′35″N 72°49′58″E / 18.9764°N 72.8328°E / 18.9764; 72.8328
Elevation 4.392 metres (14.41 ft)
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Central Line
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Other information
Station code BY
Fare zone Central Railways
History
Opened 1853
Rebuilt 1857
Services
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
Location
Byculla is located in Mumbai
Byculla
Byculla
Location within Mumbai

Byculla is railway station on the Central line and Harbour line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. It is located in the neighbourhood of Byculla. All the fast trains halt at Byculla station both during peak hours and normal time.

Byculla Railway Station platform

History[edit]

Byculla was one of the original stations when the Bombay-Thane railway was inaugurated in April 1853. It had been built as a wooden structure the year before, but took on its current form in 1857.[1] This makes the current building the oldest station in India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Architecture + design" 12. p. 251. 

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20 news items

 
Deccan Herald
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:15:00 -0800

A major fire today broke out in a three-storeyed residential building near Byculla railway station injuring two persons but 20 other occupants were safely rescued, a Fire Brigade official said. The blaze broke out at the top floor of 'Noor Manzil' in ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Sat, 09 May 2015 14:23:14 -0700

The Bapurao Jagtap Marg, which leads to Byculla railway station, hosted four weddings on Saturday. Three of the weddings were dwarfed by the celebrations taking place in Dagdi Chawl, where an extravagant function was under way for the wedding of ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:36:53 -0800

... station around 12.30pm. "The neighbour's alertness and prompt action by the police helped us crack the case in a few hours. While the couple was brought to the city on Sunday, Chaudhary has been arrested," said an officer from Byculla railway station.

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:15:00 -0700

Vikas Dilawari, conservation architect and member of the municipal heritage committee, explained the downgrading. “Can you compare the Reay Road and Byculla railway station buildings to the BMC headquarters and the Taj Mahal Hotel?” asked Dilawari.

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Fri, 02 May 2014 19:53:52 -0700

The flyover stands right outside Byculla railway station. The estimated cost of the repairs is around Rs2 crore. "It's a fortnight-long work and we expect it to finish by May 15. We hope the work gets over earlier so that inconvenience to commuters and ...
 
Firstpost
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:12:23 -0700

The deceased - Hussain Abdul Hussain Hawaldar (60), his wife Fatima Hussain (50) and daughter Jahara Hussain (30) - were hit by the local train while they were crossing the tracks near Byculla railway station at around 8.20 pm last evening, police said.

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 17:29:30 -0800

According to an official who requested anonymity, the coaches are likely to clear the tests at all places except Byculla railway station, because the height of one of the bridges there will pose a challenge as there isn't adequate clearance between the ...
 
Times of India
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:27:58 -0800

MUMBAI: The Agripada police on Tuesday arrested a 27-year-old Ahmedabad resident who allegedly entered an ATM kiosk near Byculla railway station and tried to steal the debit card belonging to a person withdrawing money. The police have recovered 16 ...
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