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New Rail Link Between Thane & Raigad to be Explored Amid Rise in Population, ET Infra


THANE: The railways will explore a fresh rail connection between Thane and Raigad, considering the rising population and demand for transportation modes connecting these districts, Union minister Kapil Patil said.

Patil made the announcement following a meeting with senior railway officials in Thane last week, while discussing improvement of railway services in the suburban section beyond Kalyan. “I have directed the railway administration to explore the possibility of constructing a railway link between Kasgaon in Chamtoli near Badlapur to Kamothe in Navi Mumbai.

We are flagging off the island platform at Badlapur and overbridge at Titwala on Feb 24 by minister of state for railways Raosaheb Danve,” Patil said. —Manoj Badgeri

  • Published On Feb 20, 2024 at 12:58 PM IST

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