Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ( Marathi : छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस or Victoria Terminus) is the head office of a historic railway station in Mumbai . One of the busiest stations in India, the terminus is a terminal station on the Central Railway and the Mumbai Intercity Railway. Frederick William Stevens , a consulting architect design, according to the 1887 -88 was placed in. It took 10 years to build the station. The then ruler of India was Queen Victoria of the United KingdomThe station was named "Victoria Terminus" because it was built in the golden jubilee year (18). This impeccable architectural masterpiece was in the past the headquarters of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. In 1998 , the state government renamed the station after the seventeenth-century Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji , as demanded by the Shiv Sena and in line with India's 'policy of changing the local name'. On July 2 , 2004 , the station was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site .