Central Railway shuttle services boost Matheran tourism

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Matheran is the nearest tourist destination and one of the most popular for Mumbaikars, so it is no surprise that during the COVID-19[female[feminine unlock vintage tourists flock to rejuvenate in its natural surroundings.

Central Railways with its shuttle services for passengers between Aman Lodge and Matheran has helped popularize this place as a major tourist destination.

Central Railway carried 3,13,664 passengers and carried 44,779 parcels/parcels of goods during the period January 2021 to January 2022 with a total of 16 weekday services and 20 weekend services between Aman Lodge and Matheran.

These services, in addition to providing a comfortable trip for tourists, also contribute to the fast and cheap transportation of materials. This resulted in an increase in railway revenue of INR 1.93 crore during the period January 2021 to January 2022.

This includes passenger revenue of INR 1.89 crore and parcel revenue of INR 3.59 lakh. November 2021 tops the chart with total passenger and parcel revenue of INR 27.86 lakh followed closely by December 2021 with total passenger and parcel revenue of INR 27.37 lakh

The year 2022 has started with an encouraging total revenue of INR 19.26 lakh in the month of January 2022. This includes passenger revenue of INR 19.03 lakh from 32,128 passengers and parcel revenue of INR 21,582/- from 2,843 package.

Central Railway with its passenger shuttle services between Aman Lodge and Matheran has helped popularize this place not only as a major tourist destination but also as a place close to nature. It offers the thrill of watching nature up close with a memorable ride on the little train thus immersing themselves in the serenity of the natural environment of Matheran.

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