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Chhatrapathi Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station, or CST Station in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra state of India, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was designed by Frederick William Stevens. The structure of this station resembles St. Pancras station in London.

Initially, the station was known as Victoria Terminus in honour of Queen Victoria and later in 1996, it was renamed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. It took around 10m years to complete the construction of this railway terminal, built in the Indo-Saracenic of architecture. Inside, there are various exquisite artworks with wooden carvings alongside tile decorations, enchanting iron and brass railings, grills for the ticket booths.

CST is a crowded station with jam packed trains discharging and taking on thousands of passengers throughout the day. Many long distance trains also arrive and depart from CST.

Tags: C S T Station, Railway Station, World Heritage Site, Metro, Shivaji, Queen Victoria, Mumbai, India tourism

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