Have You Observed the Giant Clock in Victoria Terminus?

Photo: Bikash Bhandary
In one of my return journey from Mumbai CST (or the famous UNESCO World Heritage site- Victoria Terminus), I happened to observe this giant and beautiful clock. And, managed to get a picture of it my phone camera.

Little bit of information about the Heritage:
Mumbai CST is one of the oldest railway terminus in India. It's construction started in May, 1878 and was completed in May, 1888. It took 10 years to build this amazing structure which is kind of amalgamation of Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings. It was built to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
On 16 April 1853: The historic first passenger train was operated by the Great Indian Peninsular Railway covering distance of 35 KMs between Bori Bunder and Thane.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus). Photo by Joe Ravi under license CC-BY-SA 3.0


Some more information:

Architects of Victoria Terminus (VT): Frederick William Stevens and Axel Haig

Architecture Style of VT: Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture.

Cost of construction: INR1614000 (US$27,000)(at that time) Now, INR2013.4 million (US$33 million)

Engineer: Wilson Bell

Name Change: In 1996, Suresh Kalmadi, the Minister of Railways changed the name to Chhatapati Shivaji Terminus

In Films: featured in Slumdog Millionaire, Ra One



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