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VR Railway Station

Trains from station VIRAR - VR

BDTS (00:20)BSL (12:00) 11hr 40mins

FZR (05:00)MMCT (19:40) 38hr 40mins

BDTS (06:50)ST (11:10) 4hr 20mins

MMCT (08:20)PBR (05:30) 21hr 10mins

BSL (08:45)MMCT (04:35) 19hr 50mins

MMCT (12:15)ADI (04:00) 15hr 45mins

ADI (12:40)MMCT (04:35) 15hr 55mins

JAM (13:55)BDTS (05:40) 15hr 45mins

ST (16:05)BDTS (20:25) 4hr 20mins

BSL (17:40)BDTS (05:05) 11hr 25mins

MTC (19:10)BDTS (04:20) 33hr 10mins

BDTS (19:40)ADI (04:20) 8hr 40mins

PBR (21:05)MMCT (19:15) 22hr 10mins

MMCT (22:40)NDB (12:15) 13hr 35mins

VR (22:55)DRD (00:10) 1hr 5mins

ADI (23:10)MMCT (15:00) 15hr 50mins

"Virar" (station code: "VR") is a railway station on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network. Virar is a terminus station.It is around one and a half hours away by train from Churchgate railway station. Virar is a very crowded area, among other adjacent stations like Vasai Road because it is a major tourist spot of Mumbai. It used to be the only railway station connecting Mumbai to other northern stations like Saphale, Palghar, Dahanu and distant southern cities of Gujarat like Vapi, Surat, etc. Since 2013 however, the Western Railway zone Suburban network has been extended up to Dahanu.

An outpost of Mumbai, Virar is connected with the mainland by electric train since 1925.

All Station design by Rupesh Kumar of ICT 5 of the 8 platforms at Virar are laid out side by side. Platform 3T & 4T are constructed a few meters north of platform 2 & handle the local trains travelling between Dahanu Road and Virar. Platform no. 1 at Virar is constructed approximately 200 meters South of Platform 2 similar to platform 3 at Borivali railway station.

Platforms 2 & 3 are terminal platforms and handle the local trains moving in the up direction. It can handle only 12 coach rakesPlatform 4 - 5 & 3T handle outstation trains that have a halt at Virar along with the local trains to and fro Dahanu. It can handle 22 coach rakes. Platform 1 is a dedicated platform to handle local trains that start/terminate at Virar. It can handle 15 car rakes.

To the south of the station is a modern yard built in 2013 for EMU maintenance.

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