The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus formerly known as Victoria Terminus was built in 1888.
An example of Victorian Gothic revival architecture in India, Victoria Terminus was named after the then Queen Empress on Jubilee Day, 1887.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Photo - November 2004)
a.k.a Victoria Terminus
Designed by the British architect F W Stevens, Victoria Terminus terminal was built over ten years starting in 1878. The railway station was opened to the public on New Year's Day, 1882.
Victoria Terminus is the western-most end point of the central railways of India and also the southern end point of the central and harbor lines of Mumbai's metropolitan rail transport system.
The Victoria Terminus was renamed Chhatrapati Sivaji Terminus on March 4, 1996. It was put on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 2, 2004.
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