CSMT to be turned into ‘world-class’ transport museum; Kamal Mishra; Mumbai Mirror

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Railways minister Piyush Goyal has roped in Dr Tasneem Mehta to spearhead the project.

The Indian Railways is firming up plans to set up a new transport museum at CSMT. Railway minister Piyush Goyal, who was in the city recently, has roped in Dr Tasneem Mehta to spearhead the project. Mehta, the honorary director of Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, told Mirror that the idea was to create a space where art, design, and photography present not only the railways of the 1900s, but the whole story of the train into the future.

“There are plans to move out the offices and create an entire museum there. It is mainly about the social history of that time and its heritage. Railway is the backbone of the economy.”

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