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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: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 12
Rating: 4.2/5 (618 votes)
cleanliness - good (88)
porters/escalators - good (77)
food - good (76)
transportation - excellent (77)
lodging - good (70)
railfanning - excellent (75)
sightseeing - excellent (78)
safety - good (77)

Nearby Stations

CCG/Church Gate 1 km     MSD/Masjid 1 km     MEL/Marine Lines 1 km     CYR/Charni Road 2 km     SNRD/Sandhurst Road 3 km     DKRD/Dockyard Road 3 km     MMCT/Mumbai Central 4 km     RRD/Reay Road 4 km     BCL/Mumbai Central Local 4 km     BCT/Mumbai Central 4 km    

Station Travel Tips

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Station Tip
Apr 03 (19:34)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

brohan08   201 blog posts   160 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 3266828            Tags   Past Edits
If your trains destination is CSTM and if it's taken on THANE platform no 8 then better to get down at thane and take local train to your destination to avoid delays

Apr 03 (19:41)
sudhir~   9099 blog posts   3834 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 3266828-1            Tags   Past Edits
what is the reason that trains from platform 8 get delayed?

Apr 03 (19:44)
brohan08   201 blog posts   160 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 3266828-2            Tags   Past Edits
They took these train on 6th line between thane and vidya vihar which act as siding if their is no arrival at ltt and make them stand for almost 30 to 45 min to give way to on time mail express and locals

Apr 03 (19:53)
😍19027 बांद्रा टी जम्मू तवी विवेक Exp😍~   16805 blog posts   892 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 3266828-3            Tags   Past Edits
Usually I find Thane Fast EMU terminating and Originating from PF7
Station Tip
Dec 01 2017 (19:50)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

nankit0507~   1423 blog posts   91 correct pred (58% accurate)
Entry# 2839680            Tags   Past Edits
For Gateway Of India visit:
Come out of station by Pf.no 1 gate(dont use subway to cross road). Walk through the foot path in front of Heritage building. There you will also find the great view of Heritage Station Building. You will find taxi's there at your side. They go for Gateway. If you want sharing(20Rs per) then just look at next corner there are Vans.
By Bus: Go straight along same side you will find bus stop. Wait at the bus stop for 111 and 112 number buses.
Marine drive:
By walk(recommended to enjoy): Come off near pf 1 gate, cross the road by subway in front. Walk straight along the main road from front of CST building(towards left after getting off subway). Walk till big square with garden and fountain called Hutatama Chowk. You will find BSNL building to right side. Go straight by that main road beside BSNL building. Straight till end. End will be Marine Drive. By the road you will find Churchgate station & Brabourne Stadium. You will also see Oval ground with High Court Building. Everything is there it self.
Station Tip
Dec 01 2017 (19:22)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

nankit0507~   1423 blog posts   91 correct pred (58% accurate)
Entry# 2839559            Tags   Past Edits
There is IRCTC's Railway Refreshment Center near Pf.no 12 which provides good and ok food. Instead it is good to go outside station. You will find delicious and cheaper cost food after getting out of Central Main gate(near pf.7) and going in left direction. South Indian and all other breakfast items with juices are there. If you got out of Old Main Gate(near Pf.1 & Subway), cross the road by subway and you will find various food stalls after coming off subway. They serve good quality food and drinks. Moreover, by the same side by walking to the left along main road in front of CST building there is Mc'Donalds. There you will find Cafe Coffee Day too. Beside Mc'Donald that small road has Pizza Hut and Subway just few steps ahead. One more good restaurant is Cannon Pav Bhaji in front of BMC building which will be exactly in front...
after getting off subway. So overall you will find many food varieties near Mumbai CST station. Enjoy!
Station Tip
Aug 14 2014 (20:44)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

Garib Rath se SMB hatao~   264 blog posts   182 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1188151            Tags   Past Edits
If you have around 6-8 hours before,try the following places to make your day worth.
Tourist attractions near CST.
1.Gate-way of India-15 minute ride from CST.Easy cab and bus availability just outside the station.
2.Jehangir art gallery-10 minute ride from CST.
Ali dargah(Mosque)-Around 7 km from CST.Bus inquiry can be done from the bus info counter out side CST.(Closed during high tides).
4.Marine Drive(Queens necklace)-Fort ferry 1 and 2 out side CST will take you here.(Visit in the evening)
5.Old women's Boot(Mhataricha Boot)-Around 10km from CST.
6.CST building-CST is itself a good heritage spot.Newly opened museum with entry fee of RS.200 and 100 for students with ID-card.
Cinema Halls near CST.
1.New Excelsior-10 minute walk from CST.
2.Sterling Multiplex-Opposite new excelsior
3.Regal(One of the oldest movie theater in India)-15 minute drive from CST and 5 minute walk from Gate way of India.
4.Metro Cinema-15 minute drive from CST.
5.Eros-10 minutes from CST.Fort ferry 2 from CST.Just outside CHURCHGATE railway station which is the Western Railway headquarter..
TIP-Try using govt.buses(BEST) and avoid cabs as they will cost you more.
PICS TAKEN FROM THE NET and are in sequence.
Station Tip
Sep 23 2016 (22:23)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)

Guest: 7fe95956   show all posts
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*^~   4824 blog posts   124 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)
Guest: 7fe95956   show all posts
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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)
Guest: 7fe95956   show all posts
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*^~   4824 blog posts   124 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2000404-4            Tags   Past Edits
because first floor steps are hardly 25 so why waste on them.

Sep 24 2016 (18:38)
hrishikeshyadav29   41 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2000404-5            Tags   Past Edits
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   41 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2000404-6            Tags   Past Edits
In which room the lady suicides?

Sep 24 2016 (20:30)
Kishor*^~   4824 blog posts   124 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 irctc.co.in later... I can recall only that the room was sealed and notice splashed ...

Jun 03 2017 (08:28)
Er AC*^~   6993 blog posts   58562 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2000404-8            Tags   Past Edits
Now online is saying that BCT under maintenance. CST is full.
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