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Use free WiFi as you wait for a train at these 19 railway stations in Mumbai

Mumbai city news: Twenty-four railway stations in Maharashtra have been commissioned with Wi-Fi, of which 19 are from the city

mumbai Updated: Jul 15, 2017 00:19 IST
Aroosa Ahmed

Nineteen stations on the Mumbai suburban rail network have been provided with Wi-Fi facility on the premises.

While the Wi-Fi facility started at Mumbai Central station, Chembur and Ghatkopar were recently equipped with it.

The other stations equipped with Wi-Fi facility are Kurla, Thane, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT), Bandra Terminus, Vashi, Kalyan, Panvel, Borivali, Churchgate, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Byculla, Khar Road, Dadar (Central Railway), Dadar ( Western Railway), Andheri, Bandra.

How to use it
  • You need to select Rail wire network in the Wi-Fi settings
  • Enter your phone number and a four digit OTP will be generated.
  • Once you enter the OTP and login, you can use the WiFi

Commuters can soon use WiFi at Badlapur, Bhayander, Mulund, Dombivili, Vandala Road, Vasai and Virar.

Twenty-four railway stations in Maharashtra have been commissioned with Wi-Fi, of which 19 are from the city.

“The first Wi-Fi enabled station in the country was Mumbai Central on the Western Railway. As the railway minister understands the demands of the working class commuting on local trains, suburban network was given priority,” said a railway official.

Currently 126 stations on the Indian Railways have been equipped with Wi-Fi by RailTel along with Google. The work on 191 stations in the Indian Railways is going on.

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