New on Mumbai Western Railway: Ram Mandir station

The under construction Oshiwara station is the first new station on the Western line in the past 50 years.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:November 26, 2016 1:18 am

The government approved the naming of Oshiwara station, between Jogeshwari and Goregaon, as ‘Ram Mandir’ station Friday.

“It is confirmed the station will be called Ram Mandir station after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis gave his assent today. Whenever the station is inaugurated, it will be called Ram Mandir station,” said Ravindra Bhakar, Chief PRO, Western Railway.

The under construction Oshiwara station is the first new station on the Western line in the past 50 years and will be inaugurated by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu soon.