CR : Highest revenue earning vehicle parking to be opened at Thane

Central Railway’s highest revenue earning vehicle parking to be opened at Thane.

Central Railway will be opening a massive parking for vehicles at Thane station. This will be the highest revenue earning vehicle parking in Mumbai & Suburbs.

The ground plus one floor structure at Thane (west) covering an area of 3352 sq.meters is expected to accommodate approximately 2500 vehicles and the parking ground at Thane (east) covering an area of 2500 sq.meters is expected to accommodate approximately 1700 vehicles (including Bicycles, Two-wheelers and Four-wheelers).

Contract for maintaining and managing the parking places has been awarded on tender basis for a period of 3 years. The Thane west parking has been allotted at a rate of Rs.1.56 crores per annum resulting in cumulative earning of Rs.4.69 crores over 3 years. Similarly the Thane east parking has been allotted at a rate of Rs.1.12 crores per annum resulting in cumulative earning of Rs.3.36 crores over 3 years.

The rates for this new parking are very economical as compared to the rates in other parts of the city.

The parking tarrif is as under:

Time durationBicyclesTwo-wheelersCars
Upto 2 hoursRs.5.00Rs.10.00Rs.20.00
2 to 6 hoursRs.10.00Rs.20.00Rs.40.00
6 to 12 hoursRs.15.00Rs.30.00Rs.80.00
12 hours and moreRs.20.00Rs.40.00Rs.100.00
Monthly chargesRs.200.00Rs.400.00Rs.900.00

This mega-parking will benefit the passengers to park their vehicles and also facilitate to eliminate unauthorised parking & crowd de-congestion outside the station premise.

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