Panvel is a city in Navi Mumbai’s Raigad district. Panvel is highly populated due to its proximity to the city of Mumbai and is under the governance of Panvel Municipal Corporation. The history of the Panvel dates back to approximately 300 years, and today it is one of the most developed cities, with the rapid increase in residential, educational, and commercial setups. New Panvel is the recent addition to this ever-growing city, managed by the CIDCO.
Panvel is around 28m above sea level, and the climate here is tropical. Monsoons are heavy, with an average rainfall of 1915mm / 75.4 inch per year. The average annual temperature of Panvel is 27°C, and summers are warm, with May being the warmest month.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai connects Panvel to the rest of India. It is located at a distance of 48 km and can be reached in 1 hour 20 minutes via roadways or railways. After the Navi Mumbai International Airport construction is completed, Panvel can be reached in about 20 minutes.
Panvel Railway Station is the central station, and it comes under the Mumbai Division of Central Railways. Panvel handles 116 suburban trains that go to Mumbai CSMT, Wadala Road, Andheri, and Thane. The station also holds a sizable amount of freight trains and inter-state trains, making it one of the equivalences for the trains that skip Mumbai.
Panvel is connected to Mumbai and adjoining areas through as many as 4 major road networks which pass through the city, such as the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Sion-Panvel Expressway, NH 4B and NH 66 start from here while NH 4 passes through Panvel. In addition, there are two main bus stations in Panvel stand on the National Highway, and NMMT stand near Railway Station, which connects Panvel to the adjoining areas, states and the rest of the country. One can even hire a cab or drive to reach Panvel through the different road networks mentioned.
The closest branch is situated at 37.4 km, covered in 1 hour 10 mins through well-connected roadways and railways. The proximity makes it easier for the customers to use the services.
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