Railway Minister Piyush Goyal accompanied by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will personally visit the Ulwe node of Navi Mumbai at Kharkopar station on Sunday to flag off a local train to Kharkopar, some new suburban stations, a solar power generation plant, mainline electric trains to Pen and a host of other public amenities.
All the amenities and trains flagged off on Sunday will be in regular service from Monday morning, with the Central Railway saying it will introduce 40 services on the newly-constructed Seawoods Darave–Kharkopar section. After the introduction of these 40 services, the total number of suburban services run by Central Railway over Mumbai division will increase from 1,732 to 1,772.
The two new stations of Umbermali and Thansit have been planned to be opened on the Kalyan-Kasara line and a solar power plant at Sanpada carshed. In addition to this, the much-awaited Mainline Electric passenger trains will run between Diva and Pen and Vasai stations. Read More