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Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
भायखला (Hindi)
भायखळा (Marathi)

Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Byculla Railway Station 1.jpg
Station statistics
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)
Line(s) Central Line
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Other information
Opened 1853
Rebuilt 1857
Station code BY
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Central Railways
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan
Byculla is located in Mumbai
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


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.


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

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23 news items

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Daily News & Analysis
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:33:45 -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.

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Times of India
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:33:36 -0800

MUMBAI: Three people were injured and 14 houses gutted in a blaze that broke out in a two-storey residential building near Byculla railway station around 8.45 am on Friday. The injured residents—Faizan Shaikh (35), Badrunnisa (65) and Rustam Qureshi ...

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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 ...
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.

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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 ...
About - News & Issues (blog)
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 23:08:37 -0700

The Lalbaugcha Raja, King of Lalbaug, is undoubtedly the most famous Ganesh statue in Mumbai. The mandal was founded in 1934, and has grown to be the most visited one in the city. The Kambli family, of Kambli Arts, has been making the idol since 1935.
Times of India
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:53:40 -0800

MUMBAI: The Zaveri Bazar bomb detonated in last year's 13/7 blasts was fitted into a stolen scooter in the compound of an oil mill just a stone's throw from the Byculla police station, according to police investigations . Three blasts were set off by ...

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