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MH - 46

25,265 (2015)


Time zone
IST (UTC+5:30)

40 m

Local time
Friday 5:29 PM

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Neral is a town in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is 83 km from Mumbai in the Karjat tehsil. Neral is also a part of a Mumbai Metropolitan City. It is a rapidly developing city of a Raigad district which is well connected to the Panvel, Mumbai, Thane and Pune. Neral along with Karjat is also known as Eastern Mumbai District. Neral is a place which is the center between Mumbai and Pune, Neral has State Highway which is connecting to Karjat, NH4, Panvel and Badlapur, people who visits Neral from Mumbai take the via. Panvel route which is more better, faster and easy to drive.


Map of Neral, Maharashtra 410101

It is best known as a railroad junction, with trains arriving from Mumbai and from Pune to the nearby and very popular hill station of Matheran. A narrow-gauge rail line, 21 km long, ("toy train") runs from Neral to Matheran. Nearest major towns are Badlapur and Karjat.

The heavy rains on 26 July 2005 ruined the rail tracks and it had stopped operating, but the train has successfully started operating from 5 March 2007. The other option available to reach Matheran is to take a taxi to a certain point (called Dasturi naka) just before Matheran city boundary, beyond which one may proceed only on foot or on horseback


Neral is located at 19.03°N 73.32°E / 19.03; 73.32. It has an average elevation of 40 metres (131 feet).


Matheran is the unique place which is just 6 kilometres from Neral Railway Station, Neral is a town in Karjat tehsil Maharashtra. As Neral is a part of Mumbai metropolitan area, MMRDA the town is gaining so much attraction because of it's unique Hill Station and the Real Estate Development in Neral and arround. Multiple builders have already started to develop the town, and by 2017 till 2020-2030 it is expected to double the prices of the land & flats.

Matheran Toy Train

The world famous Matheran - Neral Toy Train departs from Neral Station.


Neral, India Wikipedia

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