Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
|Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus|
Front side of CST building
|Town or city||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Construction started||May 1878|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Frederick William Stevens, Axel Haig|
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a historic railway station in the city of Mumbai, India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its name used to be Victoria Terminus. The station is also called VT (as short-form of Victoria Terminus) or CST (as short-form of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus). The station was built in 1887. It was designed by Frederick William Stevens. The station is in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai.
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