IRCTC cancels its three private trains till April 30, suspends bookings for them; DNA

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Indian Railways CSMT station in Mumbai to be redeveloped to world-class standards! IRSDC prepares for project; Nikita Prasad; Financial Express

CSMT station serves as the headquarters of the Central Railway zone and is one of the busiest stations across the country. The CSMT station will be redeveloping without disturbing its heritage value.

Source: Indian Railways CSMT station in Mumbai to be redeveloped to world-class standards! IRSDC prepares for project

For an ancient culture, we don’t value heritage; Mid-Day

The 1878-made Hayward Brothers’ Patent Semi-Prism Lights from Borough, London that once lit the station premise are in a sorry state with the recent ongoing renovation of the Grade 1 building…

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These 6 heritage rich places are a must visit if you’re in Mumbai; Janvi Manchanda; Pink Villa

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Indian Railways’ CSMT station in Mumbai to get big makeover; passengers may be charged airport-like user fee; Devanjana Nag; Financial Express

While making the station, the world’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site station, Indian Railways plans to accommodate a modern makeover while keeping its heritage value undisturbed.

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Mumbai’s CSMT station set for makeover; Avishek G Dastidar; Indian Express

The idea, according to officials, is to take up the mammoth project in the next phase of India’s station modernisation plan.

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9 Essential Things to See and Do on a Trip to Mumbai, India; Alyssa Ochs; Trips To Discover

With a population of over 18 million people, Mumbai is a huge city in India that is where many travelers find themselves during their exploration of the country. This top-rated Asian city is a chaotic and hectic place, but also one that is exciting, vibrant, and less touristy than many other places in India. This…

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No funds released since February: Central Railway writes to SBI Foundation, seeks release of money for CSMT restoration; Iram Siddique; Indian Express

The State Bank of India (SBI) Foundation reportedly had committed Rs 10 crore towards the work and signed an MoU with the CR that year.

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Tracing the journey of Central Railway as it completes 68 years of service; Rajendra B Aklekar; Mid-Day

Central Railway’s suburban railway network has played a pioneering role in the socio-economic growth of the city of Mumbai and also heralded the advent of mass rapid transit systems in India…

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Mumbai railway station ranks in Best Swachh Iconic Places and World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations; India Times

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), one of the busiest train stations in the country, has ranked second on the list of World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations in a report released by Wonderlist. The said list also has names of railway stations from across the world that are not just mere railway stations but are also ‘architectural triumphs as well as historical relics’.

Source: Mumbai railway station ranks in Best Swachh Iconic Places and World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations

Number of passengers using CSMT nearly halves in a decade; Manthank Mehta; Times of India

The number of people using the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), including suburban and long-distance train passengers and platform.

Source: Number of passengers using CSMT nearly halves in a decade | Mumbai News – Times of India

World Heritage Day: These Iconic Monuments Exhibit the Glorious History of India; The Weather Channel

In 1982, ICOMOS began commemorating April 18th as the ‘International Day for Monuments and Sites’.

Source: World Heritage Day: These Iconic Monuments Exhibit the Glorious History of India | The Weather Channel

Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone; FPJ

CSMT will be the first central railway station to turn into a no hawking, no crime and no begging zone. Teams are getting ready to guard gates 24*7, this new phase will begin from 1st May.

Source: Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone

A Complete Survival Guide to Mumbai’s Train System; Cyrus Daruwala; Roads & Kingdoms

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Welcome to Mumbai. Please hit the ground running.

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Framing history; Ashwin Khan; Pune Mirror

 

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Witness the architectural grandeur of Mumbai’s most famous landmark at a photography exhibition titled Destination CST.

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Mumbai: CST heritage tiles, buried for 50 years, unearthed intact; Rajendra B Aklekar; Mid-Day

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

The Minton tiles, which were part and parcel of iconic 19th-century buildings across the world, will now be restored in all their former glory.

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CST’s hidden heritage; Rajendra B. Aklekar; The Hindu

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

The iconic railway station building had its first Heritage Week — a peek into its history and the trappings, fittings and architecture that make it special, and timeless.

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Did you know these 4 fascinating facts about Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus?; Abhishek Mande Bhot; India.com

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Why was Mumbai CST called Bori Bunder? Bet you didn’t know that! Read on!

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Mumbai Travel Guide; Pri Shewakramani & Purva Mehra; CNN

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India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Mumbai is an energizing symphony of extremes. Insiders share tips how to do India’s biggest city right — from dining to tourist attractions.

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Mumbai Multiplex | The line starts here; Supriya Nair; Live Mint

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

The ‘heritage wing’ of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a railway enthusiast’s dream.

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