Masjid (sometimes called Masjid Bunder) is a railway station on the Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. It is the penultimate stop for all trains on the Central line in the “Up” direction. Contrary to popular belief, the station is not named after a masjid (mosque) but a synagogue, the 200-year old Gate of Mercy Synagogue near a once thriving Israeli neighbourhood, popularly known as Juni Masjid by locals.
The volume of passengers on this station is very high due to different wholesale markets surrounding this station. These markets are referred as bazaars.
Stockists from Reay Road iron market (lokhand bazaar) make trades of millions of rupees in the market near this station. The south end towards CST gives access to Yousuf Mehar Ali Road, Jama Masjid, Kalbadevi, Crawford Market, Mandvi and surrounding area. Masjid is prominent since it is close to the docks from where ships taking Indian pilgrims to the annual Hajj set sail.
|Next station south:
Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
|Mumbai suburban railway : Central Railway||Next station north:
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