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Kalyan

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Kalyan is one destination which falls on the central line suburb of Bombay and is a part of Greater Mumbai agglomeration. Situated on the estuary of Ulhas river. This river goes straight into the Arabian sea. Situated 48 kms away from north-east Mumbai and is a part of Greater Mumbai area.

Kalyan junction is an important railway station for suburban travel as well as long distance trains. From Kalyan, the line divides into two, one heads south-east of Karjat and other north-east for Kasara.

According to history, Kalyan was a port back in the Gupta dynasty. Extensive ruins in Kalyan depicts the royal grandeur of Kalyan. The region was occupied by Bijapur sultante in the 1500s and later by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, who fortified the city in the mid-1600.

Later on Marathas won the area and made Kalyan, one of their strategic centres as it opend it gate way to Bombay and Western coast of India.

In 18 th century, Marathas were defeated by British and Kalyan became a part of the British Presidency, a British province that became Bombay state after India's independence in 1947.

From Mumbai, it takes around 45 minutes by fast trains and 1 hrs and 15 minutes by slow trains. There are many trains which actually originated from Kalyan and going towards Mumbai CST.

Being one of the significant city of Bombay, Kalyan host its own bus service, Kalyan Dombivli Muncipal Transport (KDMT) run by the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation. It provide services to the twin cities Kalyan and Dombivli as well as the villages around. It also has its own routes which serve Vashi and Belapur CBD in Navi Mumbai.

  • Kalyan is 35 minutes away from Thane.
  • 48 km. North East of Mumbai.
  • Kalyan has its own bus service, Kalyan Dombivli Muncipal Transport (KDMT) run by the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation. This service serves the twin cities of Kalyan and Dombivli as well as the villages around.


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