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Air Transport

Bombay is a major hub for Indian air transport. It also has an international airport, connected by many international airlines.

Rail Transport

The city is the railhead for two different sections of the Indian Railways. The Central Railways has its headquarters and starting point at the Victoria Terminus. The Western Railways terminates at Bombay Central.

Water Transport

The largest part of shipping to the Bombay port consists of cargo. Cargo handling facilities have also been set up in Nhava and Sheva in New Bombay. There are passenger services to nearby beaches and to Goa by catamaran and hovercraft.

Urban Transport

The urban transport system consists of suburban railways, buses, hovercrafts and taxis. It is estimated that more than 80% of Bombay's total daily travel demand is shared equally between the suburban rail and bus systems.

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