About Virar to Dahanu road.
Dahanu is around 65 km north from Virar. It is on the Western Railway line of Mumbai
Suburban Railway. It is It is 22 km North of Boisar on the Western Railway line.
Vaitarana, Saphala, Palghar, Umroli, Boisar, Vangaon are the list of stations comes
on the way to Dahanu road from Virar.
The name "Dahanu Gaon" originates from the word "Dhenu Gram" meaning the village
of cows. A lot of cattle, particularly cows were owned by the people in Dahanu.
Today, Dahanu has become a major commercial and industrial town in the Thane district.
It is well known for rose gardens, coconut grooves and the chickoo fruit and accounts
for over 35% of India's chickoo production. Rubber balloons, rice mills and manufactured
goods, are major manufacturing products which are produced in Dahanu. There is also
a 500-MW power plant that supplies electricity to Mumbai. The electricity is distributed
by Reliance Energy. It was formerly owned by the government.