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CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)
मुंबई छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस     मुम्बई छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
[Victoria Terminus (VT), Bombay]

Track: Quadruple Electric-Line

Opp. BMC Building, Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort/ P D'Mello Road (PF-18), Mumbai- 400001
State: Maharashtra

Elevation: 14 m above sea level
Zone: CR/Central   Division: Mumbai CSM Terminus

Type of Station: Terminus
Number of Platforms: 18
Number of Halting Trains: 0
Number of Originating Trains: 54
Number of Terminating Trains: 54
Rating: 4.2/5 (608 votes)
cleanliness - good (85)
porters/escalators - good (76)
food - good (75)
transportation - excellent (76)
lodging - good (69)
railfanning - excellent (74)
sightseeing - excellent (77)
safety - good (76)

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Station Tip
Sep 23 2016 (22:23)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

110 days left for MUMBAI trip 22846 12124 12869~   835 blog posts   3179 correct pred (89% accurate)
Entry# 2000404            Tags   Past Edits
The dormitory at CSTM is very good for staying at cheap rate.
1.The sleeping area, bathrooms, lobby is clean.
2. The besdsheets and pillow covers are changed before the arrival of passenger. Though blankets remain same unless asked to change.
3. The staff is helpful but they don't allow to enter before 8 am or 8pm, whatever time the pax has booked from.
If arrived early, you can wait in the lobby which have comfortable sofa present there.
4. They ask the pax to exit atleast 5-10 min before time so that they can change the bedsheets and pillow covers.
5. The beds are arranged in double decker form with odd no. bed being lower bed and even no. bed being upper bed.
6. Charging point and reading lamp present at each bed.
7. Dormitory is situated at 3rd floor in main line area. 2 lifts are available.

Sep 23 2016 (22:31)
Kishor*^~   4683 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2000404-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes , Indeed it is so... and So calm.... but take care not to carry heavy luggage , thinking Lift will be useful, No , not all....
As it is on First Floor, Lift does not stop there....
Interior is good , with Ancient Lock ...
Last May I visited the attendant 'revealed' a secret , 'saab a lady committed suicide so
that room is closed, which room you want ?
I had bookings online so no problem.... You just go to office and take register and sign yourself. as lady supervisor is late to arrive. and sweepers are in-charge who expect some tips even though you have booking.

Sep 23 2016 (22:38)
110 days left for MUMBAI trip 22846 12124 12869~   835 blog posts   3179 correct pred (89% accurate)
Re# 2000404-2            Tags   Past Edits
Looks like you are saying about rooms. But I stayed in dormitory so no idea of room. On first floor only retiring rooms are there and dormitories are on 3rd floor, both gents and ladies. And yes you are right, it is calm and quiet. Doesn't look like you are anywhere near to railway station unless you get out of dormitory. And really does the lift does not stop at 1st floor? Different!!

Sep 23 2016 (22:49)
110 days left for MUMBAI trip 22846 12124 12869~   835 blog posts   3179 correct pred (89% accurate)
Re# 2000404-3            Tags   Past Edits
One tip more, if you find a RR/Dormitory empty in any station at mumbai online just book it immediately if you want to stay at clean and affordable place in mumbai.
My experience:
I had a ticket in 12620 matsyagandha exp so , I was eligible for RR at LTT, but when I checked, it was full. So thought to give a try at Mumbai central (as I had stayed there earlier and found it good) . Bought a 2S ticket from mumbai central to Dahanu road in Gujarat express just
to book RR. Checked availability of RR , it was available but could not book, as ICICI was not accepting payment from my card. So thought to book next day but next day all rooms were booked. LTT, BCT finished. Now I took a chance to book RR at CST. Booked a ticket in Deccan exp from CST to LNL, and checked RR at CST.It was available and immediately I booked a bed in dormitory. Had this trick also failed, then I would have to shell out atleast 2000 for a hotel i.e. 10 times of what I spent in dormitory. So, if available book RR at mumbai immediately. CST and BCT retiring rooms are clean. Not sure about LTT.

Sep 23 2016 (22:51)
Kishor*^~   4683 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
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because first floor steps are hardly 25 so why waste on them.

Sep 24 2016 (18:38)
hrishikeshyadav29   43 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
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I have used retiring room in September 2015 don't ever choose RR the beds are full of bedbugs & the staff do nothing at all because they only come at 8AM & 8 PM i have suffered so don't wan others to suffer. As i have used RR so don't know about dormitory.

Sep 24 2016 (18:41)
hrishikeshyadav29   43 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
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In which room the lady suicides?

Sep 24 2016 (20:30)
Kishor*^~   4683 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2000404-7            Tags   Past Edits
I am not sure as i have forgotten number of my room either :)
May be I can retrieve from history of PNR with later... I can recall only that the room was sealed and notice splashed ...

Jun 03 2017 (08:28)
Er AC*^~   6706 blog posts   56703 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2000404-8            Tags   Past Edits
Now online is saying that BCT under maintenance. CST is full.
Station Tip
Oct 27 2016 (10:46)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

Elocos at KY very soon~   842 blog posts   17 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2038212            Tags   Past Edits
Cloak room/ luggage room is at just left of PF 14
You have to scan your luggage and stick the Railway sticker on it
Scanner Machine is just in front of it approximate in walking distance (10 step).
with your luggage you have to show your reservation ticket, in which station should be mentioned as CST.
lock your luggage (mandatory).
no carton boxes, parcel, hand bags are allowed.

Oct 27 2016 (10:51)
manindersaini3~   106 blog posts   93 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Same goes for MAS, they check ticket or sms, but in NDLS there's no such scanning or sticker required, they don't even check your ticket lol, just fill in the form and lock your luggage and place it yourself on racks.

Oct 27 2016 (10:55)
Elocos at KY very soon~   842 blog posts   17 correct pred (77% accurate)
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I think , bcz of 26/11, this thing is happening, but it is good for us...
as CST, MAS are big station

Oct 27 2016 (10:59)
manindersaini3~   106 blog posts   93 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Yes, NDLS should also follow that protocol, but they don't, anyone can come from any train and can put anything in their luggage and fill in fake details in form. This thought really scares me sometimes and shows how careless they are in capital of India

Oct 27 2016 (23:35)
Ronnie Braganza~   115 blog posts
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New Delhi, the personnel who are manning the scanning are not at all doing their duties instead you can find them either dozing or reading newspapers, poor passengers have to lift their heavy luggage to put on scanner machine & again remove other side thinking it is scanned

Oct 28 2016 (00:25)
manindersaini3~   106 blog posts   93 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2038212-5            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, that's right.
Station Tip
Apr 19 2016 (16:25)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

ಜೈ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮಾತೇ~   3963 blog posts   539 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 1810745            Tags   Past Edits
must eat delicacies in Mumbai..
1. Shahi Paneer at Cream Center
2. Vada pao outside Kirti College
3. Dal Makhani at Preetam da dhaba
4. Biryani at bombay blue
Bun maska at Sasania bakery
6. Mava cake at Mervans
7. Dal makhani at Moti Mahal
8. Misal Pav at Dutta, old pune highway
9. Bhareli Vangi at Gypsy Snacks
10. Jaggery icecream at Bojohari Manna
(Lokhandwala, Andheri w)
11. Veg lunch at Govinda Restaurant ISKON
12. Maharashtrian snacks at Prakash Dadar
13. Vodka Pani Puri at Pratap da dhaba
14. Chilli icecream at Bachelors
15. Misal pav near mamledar office thane
16. Kaapi and upma at Madras Cafe
17. Idlis at idli house
18. Dal-phulka, ganthiya sabji, masala chaas in
beer bottle and bheeh at Bhagat Tarachand
19. Dal Pakwan at Jhama Chembur
20. Khicdi at Swati Snacks Tardeo
21. Pav Bhaji at Sardar Pav Bhaji Tardeo
22. Pancham puri wala near CST
23. Sizzlers at Kobe's
24. K Rustom.'s biscuit icecream at churchgate
25. Badshahi Badshah Crowford
26. Bakery items at Oven fresh, Shivaji Park
27. Churma papad at Bhagat Tara Chand
28. Masala Papad and other chakna at Rajyog
Bandra East
29. Chat at Elco Market Hill Rd
30. Dal Pakwaan at Vig, Chembur Camp
31. Chat at bikaji malad link rd
32. Rice plate at Matunga lunch home
33. Batata vada & Samosa at Krishna Dadar
34. Sizzlers at Cafe Royal Colaba
35. Malpoa at Swati snacks Tardeo
36. Sitaphal & tender coconut ice cream at
37. Bun Maska & Mava Samosa at Mervan Grant
38. Paani puri at Santacruz old prime focus lane.
39. Besebelle bhat at Gopal lunch home malad
station west.
40. Vadapav near CTO. Fountain
41. Olive and herbs bread and brun maska at
42. Chilled icy spicy bhel at M G Road.Mulund
43. Neer dosa with garlic chutney at Ramashray
44. Samosa at Gurukripa
45. Chana powa in morning at Hanuman Sion
46. Panaki at Swati snacks
47. Jowar pita at Sohum opposite Babulnath
48. Gajanan wadapav at thane
49. Baked cheese wadapav at Sincity worli
50. Dal sandwich at mulji jetha market
51. Farali pattice at pralhad pattice center at
princess street
52. Onion bread at Theobrama at colaba
53. Jain kathi roll and dahi ke kofte at Fortune Deli
54. Chocolate cake at Goriawala's near Cumbala
hill hospital
55. Veg falafal near august kranti maidan
56. Panipuri at tarabaug near Charni Road
57. Masala Papad at kalbadevi
58. Patalbhaji pav and Ola Vatana Pattice at Vinay
Health Home Thakurdwar
59. Kalingar Kalakhatta sharbat opposite CST
60. Bheendi Bhajiya at Ramlal near Mulund Station
61. Fruit cake at Sabina Wadala
62. Multigrain bread sandwich at Moshe's
63. Tansen and kismet halwa at Mohanlal
64. Piyush at Adarsh Dadar
65. Kanji Kalbadevi near cotton exchange
66. Idli chatni at sukhsagar chowpatty
67. Grill sandwich at Bhulabhai Desai Road
68. Whole wheat baked chips at American
Express Bakery
69. Pure milk peda of Tribhuvan Dairy Ghatkopar

Apr 19 2016 (16:40)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6780 blog posts   9790 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I think "Bade Miyan" restaurant and "Chhote Miyan" Restaurant Chicken & Mutton items also deserves to be placed in this List.
I loved them seriously while my stay in Mumbai.
Its present just behind the Taj hotel.
Back side ride of Taj Hotel.
these two restaurants are neighbors to each other. And whole night , these both are filled up with all kind of people.
Thanks. Pretty Useful Information.

Apr 19 2016 (19:59)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   30238 blog posts   98349 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1810745-2            Tags   Past Edits
Mutton Biryani at Delhi Darbar, Colaba
Train Tip
Dec 02 2013 (19:48)   10103/Mandovi Express | CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

manojpune   198 blog posts
Entry# 923465            Tags   Past Edits
If you miss this train at CSTM, take PNVL local.. All probabilities, this train may still be arriving at Panvel by the time local takes you there. If you miss there also, come back by return local train.

Dec 16 2013 (21:20)
Ashish Samant   246 blog posts   214 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 923465-1            Tags   Past Edits
Done this once.
Station Tip
Rail Fanning
Jul 01 2016 (23:15)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

Indian Railways~   1120 blog posts   424 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1914374            Tags   Past Edits
CST to showcase history during heritage week
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