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New lines between Thane and Diva to help 100 more CSMT-Kalyan locals

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MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Passengers travelling on the Central Railway’s mainline between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Kalyan station can expect around 100 new local train services.
“This will be made possible as work on the fifth and sixth railway line corridors between Thane and Diva railway stations is expected to be completed this year. Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) has completed the work of laying 17 of the 20-km-long tracks for the additional railway lines between Thane and Diva railway stations”, according to a news report.
After the completion of the railway lines along with the segregation of outstation trains at Kalyan yard, 100 new local train services are likely to be introduced between CSMT and Kalyan station.
The girder-placing for a flyover at Mumbra, required for the construction of the railway lines, has been undertaken by MRVC and will be launched by the second week of this month. The work for the flyover is expected to be completed by February.
“The work on the railway lines between Thane and Diva stations is nearing completion and we’re aiming to complete it by June. Work on 31 minor and three major bridges, platforms and foot overbridges are also being completed,” an official was stated saying.

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