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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  
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
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 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]


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51 news items

Mid-Day

Mid-Day
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 21:37:30 -0800

Such a system is currently functional near Byculla railway station where vehicles going towards north of Dr BA Ambedkar Road take this path below the flyover before proceeding on the right from the signal. As per the plan, this arrangement will allow ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:09:04 -0800

As many as 650 people dismantled the bridge with the help of four cranes and gas cutters. (Pradip Das). SLICE of Mumbai history was erased between Saturday night and Sunday evening as the British-era Hancock bridge, located between Sandhurst road ...

Livemint

Livemint
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 08:28:32 -0700

Narayan Malhar Joshi is perhaps best remembered today as the person who gave his name to N.M. Joshi Marg in Worli in Mumbai, which stretches from Byculla Railway Station to the Elphinstone Flyover. But in his lifetime, Joshi, or Nanasaheb, was a ...
 
Web India
Sat, 14 Nov 2015 02:52:30 -0800

The 136-year-old British Era 'Hancock Bridge' between Sandhurst road and Byculla railway station will be demolished from November 18, due to its old structure. The central railway stated in a statement here today that with the help of traffic police ...

The Indian Express

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

Arun Gawli (in white) at the wedding function of son Mahesh on Saturday. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar). The Bapurao Jagtap Marg, which leads to Byculla railway station, hosted four weddings on Saturday. Three of the weddings were ...

Daily News & Analysis

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

An alert neighbour helped a Mazagaon family trace their 14-year-old daughter after she eloped with her boyfriend. Based on the information provided by the neighbour, the police tracked down the couple to a Kolkata-bound train and rescued her from ...

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.

Deccan Herald

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 ...
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