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Transportation





Most of the city inhabitants rely on public transportation to travel to their workplace. Public buses and trains handle most of this traffic.


External Transportation

  • International Airport: Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (formerly Sahar International Airport)
  • Domestic Airport: Santacruz Airport.
  • Railway: Mumbai houses the headquarters of Western Railway and Central Railway wherefrom long-distance trains embark to distant parts of India. The main stations are Bombay Central railway station (Western Railway) and Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus).


Internal Transportation

  • The Mumbai suburban railway consisting of the Central and Western Railway’s suburban network running around 1000 trains daily.
  • BEST buses.
  • Yellow and black metered taxis.
  • 3 wheeled Auto rickshaws in the suburbs.
  • Ferry services to Uran, JNPT and Alibag.
  • Trams were abandoned on 31 March 1964.
  • Hovercraft services too were abandoned in the late 90’s due to high operational costs.
  • Helicopter services from Bombay to Bombay High. Are seldom used for intra city transportation due to noise pollution.