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Central Railway’s Aman Lodge – Matheran shuttle services giving a boost to Matheran

Central Railway

Press Release

Central Railway’s Aman Lodge – Matheran shuttle services giving a boost to Matheran Tourism- ferries 53,679 passengers in 66 days.

Matheran is the nearest and the most popular tourist destination for the citizens of Mumbai, no wonder that in course of the Covid unlock period tourists are flocking to relax in its natural environment.

Central Railway with its shuttle services for passengers between Aman Lodge and Matheran has been instrumental in popularizing this place as a major tourist destination.

Central Railway has transported 53,679 passengers and 5,864 packages since it resumed operation in this section with 4 shuttle services o­n 4.11.2020. Due to a steady increase in the number of tourists to this destination, services were gradually increased from 4 to 8 from 14.11.2020, to 12 from 18.11.2020 and added a couple of more services making it a total of 14 services till date between Aman Lodge and Matheran.

These services, in addition to providing a comfortable journey to tourists, helping cheap and quick transportation of materials also. This has resulted in enhancing the railway earnings by Rs.34,15,582 during the period from November-2020 to till date.

These figures indicate the important role of Railways in providing a safe and comfortable travel to its passengers coming to this tourist destination, thereby providing livelihood to the locals thus contributing in improving the economy of Matheran.

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Dated: January 10, 2021

PR No.  2021/01/11

This press release is issued by the Public Relations department, Central Railway,  Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer

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