Artists skilled in stone carving have been roped in to restore the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai to its past glory, a Central Railway official said.
The UNESCO world heritage building of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) will undergo a revamp of Rs 43 crore. The authorities are planning to restore the station’s original look.
A major mishap was averted after a Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSTM) bound local train from Badlapur skipped the Mulund station halt. According to a news report in The Mumbai Mirror
Soon rail commuters will be able to buy tickets using their debit and credit cards from the automatic ticket vending machines (ATVM). A senior railway official said at present, the retrofitted point-of-sale (PoS) devices are being tested by the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) and it will be installed on ATVMs. The CR has not set any deadline as by when the terminals will be installed.
To clear the summer rush of extra passengers, the Central Railway will run 10 summer special trains on between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai and Varanasi. The train tickets, however, will have different pricing.
The subway right outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) will now get LED lightings on all its four entrances. The new lighting arrangements are to complement the glass roofs which have recently been fitted to the subway entrances.
Central Railway will run six additional winter special trains from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai to Nagpur, from Nagpur to Karmali and Karmali to CSMT to clear the extra rush of passengers during the winter season, it said today.
Passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus can now watch informative videos while waiting for their train, thanks to a partnership between Indian Railways and Google.
The Manmad-Mumbai Panchavati Express today completed 42 years of its operations, Central Railway officials said.
The Central Railway (CR) had launched an intensive campaign this month against unauthorised agents who book tickets online in bulk, sometimes using illegal software, and indulge in black-marketing.