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Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Byculla
भायखला (Hindi)
भायखळा (Marathi)
Mumbai Suburban Railway station
Byculla Railway Station 1.jpg
Station statistics
Coordinates 18°58′35″N 72°49′58″E / 18.97639°N 72.83278°E / 18.97639; 72.83278Coordinates: 18°58′35″N 72°49′58″E / 18.97639°N 72.83278°E / 18.97639; 72.83278
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
Services
Preceding station   Mumbai Suburban Railway   Following station
Central Line
Main Line
toward Kalyan

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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