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Posted: Nov 17 2016 (15:50)

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Nov 17 2016 (15:14)   More outstation trains to start from, end at Panvel

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Navi Mumbai: The railway terminus at Panvel is set to get bigger. The railways have just begun initial legwork to expand the terminus. If things go to plan, there will be more trains originating from and terminating at this terminus. The terminus, which has seven platforms, is slated to get three new platforms besides six bridges and a subway.
The infrastructure and facilities slated to be introduced here promise to make this terminus a busy hub in the future, railway officials claimed. Trains headed to the north, south, east and west will originate from Panvel, enabling passengers from Navi Mumbai to board trains from Panvel.
officials said that some of the trains from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and Lokmanya Tilak Teminus (Kurla) will be diverted to originate from Panvel. Besides, it will also provide an additional line capacity to run more local train services on the CST-Kalyan route. Also, a third railway line will be laid up to Kalamboli. An elevated parking area of 18,700-sq-mt area is also on the cards.
The expansion work is estimated to cost Rs154 crore and is being funded jointly by the railways (33%) and Cidco. Manager of Panvel railway station, DK Gupta, said infrastructure projects will be executed without delay to neutralize escalation of costs. CR senior section engineer at Panvel, SG Suman, said the target is to complete work by 2017.

Nov 17 2016 (15:50)
Paurav Shah~   13516 blog posts   26 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Very good news.

Nov 17 2016 (15:53)
Venkat వెంకట్   3304 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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vskp-ltt can be terminated at Panvel with little speed up.

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