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Mumbai Map

Mumbai has one of the most intricate city structures with an efficient mode of transportation connecting all the corners of the city. Public Transport in Mumbai includes train, road and water with over 88 percent of the Mumbaikars preferring to use public transport.

Mumbai has Public Bus Service run by BEST, a government run organization. It has a fleet of red single, double-decker buses and air conditioned low-floor luxury buses. BEST buses have 3380 buses carrying 45 lakhs passengers daily on 335 routes. Running every 5 to 30 minutes these buses have their route numbers on their front.

Mumbai also has an extensive network of suburban railways also called locals that run from 4 AM till 1 AM. The locals' network has various routes that connect all the parts of Mumbai. Western Railway running between Churchgate and Virar. Central Railway running between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Formerly known as Victoria Terminus [V.T.]) and Karjat and Kasara. Harbour Line running between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Formerly known as Victoria Terminus [V.T.]) and Mankhurd. This railway line has now been extended to Navi Mumbai.

The eponymous black and yellow Fiat Taxis in Mumbai make an integral part of the city's heritage. These metered taxis ply all across Mumbai having monopoly from Bandra to Churchgate on the Western line and Sion to Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus on the Central line. Beyond Sion and Bandra you have no choice but to hire a taxi since no auto rickshaws are allowed in here.

Mumbai being coastal town, it has several waterways services in place to carry people. Hovercraft services connect Vashi, in Navi Mumbai to the Gateway of India. On the West, this service links Chowpatty to Juhu. Ferry services are available to visit Elephanta Caves and to nearby places such as Alibaug, Rewas and Mandwa.