Where is Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is situated?

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) is located in Mumbai on the Western Part of India touching the shores of the Arabian Sea. This building, designed by F. W. Stevens, is spread across a 2.85 hectare area.

What is Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus famous for?

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is popular railway station in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is exemplary structure of Victorian-Gothic style architecture in India. In 2004 it got the status of ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’.

Why was Shivaji Terminus built?

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) was built in 1887 to commemorate the Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee (it was originally named Victoria Terminus in her honour).

How many terminus are there in Mumbai?

There are five major railway stations in Mumbai, of which Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus) and Central Railway Station are the major ones.

Who built Shivaji Terminus?

Frederick William Stevens
Axel Haig
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus/Architects

What is the new name of Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus?

The notification, issued by the chief commercial manager (passenger marketing), said Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station of the Central Railway has been renamed as Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, but its code initials of the station will remain same.

Who built Shivaji airport?

A consortium of GVK Industries Ltd, Airports Company South Africa, and Bidvest, won the bid to manage and operate CSMIA. To accomplish this task, Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), a joint venture between the consortium (74%) and the Airports Authority of India (26%) was formed.

What is Terminus station?

Terminal/Terminus In context of a railway station, it is the termination of track, where each incoming track ends at stop-blocks and does not go any further.

What was the old name of Mumbai?

Marathi speakers have long referred to the city as Mumbai, after the Hindu goddess Mumbadevi, the city’s patron deity. Shiv Sena had argued that the previous name, Bombay, was an unwanted relic of British colonial rule in India.

Does Mumbai have 2 airports?

Mumbai the largest city in India, has 2 airports at present i.e Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Andheri and the second one a small private airport in Juhu.

How many terminus are there in India?

There are total 5 Central stations in India: Trivandrum Central, Kanpur Central, Mangalore Central, Mumbai Central and Chennai Central.