at Andheri, Mumbai, 400058 India
Andheri is a suburb of Mumbai, situated in the west of the city on Salsette Island.Like most suburbs in Mumbai the railway station divides Andheri into Andheri East and Andheri West.The Andheri railway station is the among the busiest railway stations in the country and also on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. The expansion of the Mumbai Metro in the Versova-Anderi-Ghatkopar corridor is part of the government's master transportation plan.GovernmentAndheri West comes under K/W ward of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai while Andheri East comes under the K/E ward of the same.TransportationRailAndheri has a railway station on the Western Line and the Harbour Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway, connecting it to Churchgate, Dahanu, Panvel and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.Mumbai MetroLine 1 of the Mumbai Metro spans the entire suburb of Andheri (Andheri metro station) connecting Versova in the west to Ghatkopar in the Eastern Suburbs, covering a distance of 11.4km. It is fully elevated, and consists of 12 stations. 9 out of the 12 stations are in Andheri. Work on the corridor began on 8 February 2008. A cable stay bridge, spanning the Western railway line, on the project was completed at the end of 2012. The line opened for service on 8 June 2014. Latest statistics reveal that approximately 85 million passengers have used the metro line in the first 11 months since its launch.
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