HT Mumbai Meri Hai: CST stands tall, represents city’s past and present

Updated On Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST
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Who has not spent long moments gawking at the splendour that is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, a world heritage monument? The night-time skyline of Mumbai adds to the magic. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

Who has not spent long moments gawking at the splendour that is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, a world heritage monument? The night-time skyline of Mumbai adds to the magic. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

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CST serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

CST serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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It is one of the busiest railway stations in India. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

It is one of the busiest railway stations in India. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The building is a fusion of influences from the Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival and classic Indian architecture. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The building is a fusion of influences from the Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival and classic Indian architecture. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The centrally domed office structure has a 330 feet long platform connected to a 1,200 feet long train shed. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The centrally domed office structure has a 330 feet long platform connected to a 1,200 feet long train shed. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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A high central dome acts as the focal point of the structure. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

A high central dome acts as the focal point of the structure. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The main structure is built using a blend of sandstone and limestone. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The main structure is built using a blend of sandstone and limestone. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The statue of queen atop CST. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The statue of queen atop CST. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The ground floor of the North Wing is known as the Star Chamber. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The ground floor of the North Wing is known as the Star Chamber. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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The station continues to remain an important landmark in Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 12:39 PM IST

The station continues to remain an important landmark in Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

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