Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu nods to station after Panvel of trans-Harbour line

The station at Bhingarwadi on the Panvel-Karjat line could serve the commuters of 11 villages beyond Panvel that are not served by the suburban railways now.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:October 25, 2016 4:02 am
Suresh Prabhu, trans-Harbour line, railway station, Central Railway, Shiv Sena, Bhingarwadi, news, latest news, india news, national news Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu responded positively to a Shiv Sena MP’s request to carry out a feasibility study for a new railway station at Bhingarwadi.

A new station after Panvel on the trans-Harbour line of Central Railway could become a reality after Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu responded positively to a Shiv Sena MP’s request to carry out a feasibility study in the face of a huge public demand.

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The station at Bhingarwadi on the Panvel-Karjat line could serve the commuters of 11 villages beyond Panvel that are not served by the suburban railways now. People of these villages – Khanavali, Poyanje, Bhingarwadi, Bhingar, Shedung, Vardoli, Bherle, Belavali and Machiprabal, among others – have been facing innumerable difficulties in the absence of a railway station close to them.