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CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस     छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
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Opp. BMC Building, Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort/ P D'Mello Road (PF-18), Mumbai- 400001
State: Maharashtra

Zone: CR/Central   Division: Mumbai CSM Terminus

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Nov 03 2021 (18:10)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
jhapraveen2007   5 blog posts
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Feb 27 2020 (22:46)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
Guest: 3b20373c   show all posts
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If you want to see Mumbai at your own pace and not hurriedly by those Mumbai Darshan tours, then here's the way. (I have taken CST as base).
Day 1. South mumbai (Gateway of India, Marine drive, Musuem, Elephanta caves)
Just outside CST, there is BEST (mumbai transport service) bus stand. From there:
Bus no. 111 - For gateway of India (last stop),
available every 5-10 mins. Fare - Rs 5.
From Gateway, you will get ferry for elephanta caves whose cost is around 150-200 (round trip) depending on the type of boat/deck you choose. There is ferry services for Alibaug too.
After exploring these, exit gateway from where you entered. Move straight. You will reach SP mukherjee chowk. Cross over to other side and you are in front of Chhatrapati Shahu ji maharaj museum. (worth seeing).
Then take any bus (prefer 108, 111) to CST.
In evening, take Bus no. 108 for Kamla nehru park (fare - rs 15). See hanging gardens and then again take the same bus for chowpatty & Marine drive. Enjoy the evening and move back to CST by bus no. 108 or to hotel by whatever you prefer.
DAY 2 (siddhivinayak, bandra)
Prefer early morning darshan to avoid long queue. I usually do darshan by 6AM.
Take a local from CST and get down at Dadar. Take FOB and exit towards Dadar west. From Flower market (just as you step down from FOB) you will get shared cabs for siddhivinayak (fare rs. 10).
If you go early morning, then come back to your hotel after darshan & wait for your clock to tick 10:30-11 AM (to avoid peak hours). At 11 AM take a local (preferably Bandra Terminating local) from CST and after arrival at Bandra, again exit towards west. You will get shared autos as well as Bus no. 211 (last stop is bandra fort/father agnel ashram, take ticket till there, fare - Rs 5) . Go to band stand, bandra fort, see the sea link, film stars bunglows/flats. Come back to CST and rest. In the evening can go to Marine drive to see the sunset or shop in south bombay (your choice).
Day 3 (Juhu beach, film city, Haji Ali)
Take bus no. 28 from CST (outside the bus stand), will drop you at Juhu beach. Enjoy the morning (you may get to see some film stars too). Take a local for Goregaon from Vile parle station and then take an auto for filmcity. There is 2 hr guided tour (rs 600) which will take you to famous spots. Come back to Goregaon and take CST local.
In the evening, you can take bus no. 28 and go to Haji ali dargah and if you have time, then you can take the same bus first to Cumbala hill post office bus stop (for national museum of indian cinema) and see the dargah in return.
These are the major places I have covered. There are more places which are very much accessible by the public transport system of mumbai.

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Sep 12 2019 (10:02)   22221/Mumbai CSMT - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express | CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
Raj N   18 blog posts
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Seats are very comfortable in this train.....Excellent condition of coaches and brilliant maintenance of rake
May 03 2018 (19:52)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
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purubaba.ankit~   2798 blog posts
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Commencement of Battery Operated Cars (BOC) at Mumbai CSMT
Battery Operated Car (BOC) service on paid basis has been started at Chhatrapati Shivaji
Terminus/Mumbai (CSMT) station, Central Railway. Passenger may contact on
mobile number
(9152156194) for BOC booking.
Feb 16 2018 (13:48)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
Guest: 7fe2aaac   show all posts
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The irctc canteen is situated on 2nd floor of mainline building which provides veg thaali at rs 35 only. Seating arrangement are there. Consists of 6 puri/2 paratha, rice, daal, 2 sabzi, pickle, curd. Taste is OK for the price and quantity is such that one person can eat his food satisfactorily. Hygiene is also good. The server has his head and hands covered. This is self service type arrangement. Take the coupon and go to the window and take you thali to the tables.

Feb 16 2018 (13:51)
Guest: 7fe2aaac   show all posts
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Apart from IRCTC canteen, there is Neelam on ground floor which serves thali in range of 150-250. Ofcourse taste is different from irctc but if you want to hav economical food then IRCTC is better. In IRCTC Janta Khana is also available consisting of 7 puri/sabzi/pickle.
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