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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator

November 01, 2013 11:21 IST

Image: Escalator at Dadar station .
Photographs: Sahil Salvi

For lakhs of commuters who take connecting trains at one of the busiest railway stations in the country, this escalator at Dadar station is truly one of the best Diwali gifts for most Mumbaikars. 

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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator


Photographs: Sahil Salvi

The Mumbai Suburban Railway opened an escalator at Dadar station on Thursday in a bid to modernise railway services, making travel easier for weary commuters using the suburban railway network.

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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator


Photographs: Sahil Salvi

Situated in the heart of Mumbai, Dadar station, is used by lakhs of commuter traveling on both the Central and Western Lines. 

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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator

Image: Instructions for passengers
Photographs: Sahil Salvi

The escalator will ease the burden of commuters using the crowded foot over bridge. The escalator can be used between 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator


Photographs: Sahil Salvi

Besides Dadar, stations at Vikhroli, Kurla, Dombivli, Kalyan, Ghatkopar (Central Line), Andheri, and Borivli (Western Line) are likely to get a facelift with facilities like the escalator. 

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Mumbai's Dadar station now boasts of an escalator


Photographs: Sahil Salvi

Thane was the first suburban station to get an escalator. The Railways have already set up escalators at Vile Parle and Kandivili stations.

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