Goregaon East is a suburb of
Mumbai city, in the Mumbai Suburban district of India. It has a railway station
on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Line. An extension of the Harbour
Line was completed in 2018 because of which it has regular trains to CSMT on the
Central line. The station currently has seven platforms, two of which are
new harbour-line platforms, and were expanded as a part of the Harbour Line
extension (under MUTP 2) from Andheri.The expansion, involving two additional platforms and an elevated
deck with passenger amenities (on the western side of the existing station) has
been completed in 2018.
The area is home to a diverse flora and fauna. Owing to the rapid
urbanization(mainly due to construction of metro lines) and growing population
of Mumbai: Goregaon which was once merely a hilly forest region is now a
crowded suburb of Mumbai.
Those staying in Goregaon benefit
from being located close to some of the top attractions in Mumbai,
in particular the city's nature hotspots. Powai Lake is one of these hotspots,
drawing in a huge number of tourists and locals every day.