JNPT is linked with the Indian Railways through a lead line connecting the port with it serving station Jasai. Jasai is located on the Panvel – Uran branch line section of Mumbai division, Central Railway at a distance of 9 km from the port. The rail system at the port, which is operated and maintained by the Indian Railways, has 8 full-length railway lines serving the three existing container terminals.
Besides these, there is 4 line intermediate holding yard between Jasai and the port. The Jasai station yard deals with all traffic between JNPT and the Indian Oil Tank farm Ltd. The 4 lines intermediate holding yard between Jasai and the port also serves to hold back and regulate traffic in the event of congestion at JNPT or at Jasai yard.
Northern Corridor from JNPT up to Ludhiana via Diva, Vasai road, Vadodara, Ratlam, Kota, Bayana, Mathura junction, Tughlaqabad and Delhi.
North Western Corridor from JNPT to Rewari via Vadodra-Ahmedabad, Sabarmati Palanpur, Marwar Jn. Jodhpur, Jaipur
To enhance the rail connectivity and enable faster movement of cargo to benefits the EXIM community, JNPT has strategic projects planned:
Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) will make rail connectivity to Ports more viable due to reduction in haulage charges
Indore Manmad New Rail Line Project: Indore-Manmad Rail Project is a 362 Km electrified BG railway line between Mhow (Indore) and Manmad (Project). The Project proposes to reduce the rail distance between Indore and JNPT by ~200 km vis-à-vis the existing route, with 47% of the proposed route falling in Maharashtra and 53% in Madhya Pradesh.