The Bhushi Dam is a masonry dam at the Indrayani River in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. In 2014, the Indian Railways introduced plans to increase Bhushi Dam as a traveller lodge with participation from the personal sector. The dam turned into constructed within the overdue 1860s for the Great Indian Peninsular Railway as a supply of water for their steam engines. As of 2014 it's miles owned by way of the Central Railway area of the Indian Railways, the successor to the Great Indian Peninsular Railway.
Water became carried from the reservoir to Lonavala, Khandala and the reversing station of the railways with the aid of cast-iron pipes. The Railway enterprise later agreed to deliver a few water to the metropolis of Lonavala as nicely, due to the fact the dam have been built using Municipal funding. In 2011, the Indian Navy proposed to take over the Bhushi dam and Bhugaon lake for its education activities on the Indian Naval Station Shivaji which is placed inside the place. The Lonavala Police said that such a move could limit the access of the public to the dam.