Thane is the most crowded station of all: CR report

Followed by Thane, Kurla, Kalyan, Ghatkopar and CSTM are the other stations which have been declared as the most crowded

Thane is the most crowded station of all: CR report

Until now, people believed that Dombivali and Kalyan stations were crowded. But, Thane station has burst the bubble and has emerged as the most crowded station on the central line. 

The statistics presented by Central Railway (CR) made it clear that Thane station is the most crowded. Until now, Dombivali station held the top spot, not once but thrice. It is now followed by Kurla, Kalyan, Ghatkopar, and CSTM. 

According to railway officials, Thane, Kurla, and Kalyan are not only crowded stations but they generate extra income for railways as well. 

Thane generates more income than other stations  

Thane station received the title of the most crowded station due to its trans-harbour route. In 2017, in total, 78,762 tickets were sold which generated ₹22.52 lakh income. However, officials added that CSTM which has maximum footfall has witnessed the decline in the same.

Station TicketFootfallIncome 
Thane 78,762258363₹22.58 lakh
Kurla58,366157641₹10.67 lakh
Kalyan 51,711208801₹3.76 lakh
Ghatkopar49,228190458₹11.48 lakh
CSTM40,827144582₹3.97 lakh

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