Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 Followed
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
Search Trains
 ↓ 
×
DOJ:
Dep:
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
Class:
2SSLCCEx3AFC2A1A3EEA
Type:
 

Train Details
Words:
LHB/ICF:
Pantry:
In-Coach Catering/Pantry Car
Loco:
Reversal:
Rake Reversal at Any Stn
Rake:
RSA:
With RSA
Inaug:
 to 
# Halts: to 
Trvl Time: to  (in hrs)
Distance: to  (in kms)
Speed: to  (in km/h)

Departure Details
Include nearby Stations:      ONLY this Station:
Dep Between:    
Dep PF#:
Reversal:
Rake Reversal at Dep Stn

Arrival Details
Include nearby Stations:      ONLY this Station:
Arr Days:
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
Arr Between:    
Arr PF#:
Reversal:
Rake Reversal at Arr Stn

Search
4-month Availability Calendar
  Go  

Emergency Window - RailFans love it. Why? Go figure. - Anubharadwaj Maharshi

Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
 
Fri Jul 10 17:40:14 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Topics
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips/Spottings
Login
Feedback
Advanced Search
Large Station Board;
Entry# 646392-0

GTR/Grant Road (4 PFs)
ग्रॅन्ट रोड     ग्रांट रोड

Track: Quadruple Electric-Line

Show ALL Trains
Frere Bridge, Grant Road West, Zoroastrian Colony, Grant Road, Mumbai - 400007
State: Maharashtra

Elevation: 7 m above sea level
Zone: WR/Western   Division: Mumbai

No Recent News for GTR/Grant Road
Nearby Stations in the News
Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 0
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: 3.1/5 (8 votes)
cleanliness - good (1)
porters/escalators - poor (1)
food - average (1)
transportation - good (1)
lodging - poor (1)
railfanning - excellent (1)
sightseeing - excellent (1)
safety - average (1)
Show ALL Trains

Station Travel Tips

Page#    Showing 1 to 2 of 2 Travel Tips  
04
Station Tip
General
2874 views
Jun 07 (18:42)   GTR/Grant Road (4 PFs)
Forever Railfan
Karthik.iyer27^~   28504 blog posts
Entry# 4646381            Tags   Past Edits
Alight Here For : Chor Bazaar
About :
Mumbai's Chor Bazaar is the pride of the city in terms of shopping. Located in South Mumbai, Chor Bazaar literally translates to 'thieves market'. One of the oldest markets in Mumbai, the place has a fascinating history that dates back to over 150 years. Initially, Chor Bazaar was known as 'Shor Bazaar', which means 'noisy market'. However, the British, during their reign in India, mispronounced the word and the market eventually became known as 'Chor Bazaar'. One of the most fascinating souks, Chor Bazaar
...
more...
is home to many stolen goods, just as the name suggests. You will usually find shopaholics rummaging for goods at throwaway prices. From antiques to Victorian furniture and fashion to electronics, a wide array of goods available here is staggering. Most of the shop-owners are used to the whims and fancies of the shoppers; therefore, if you are good at bargaining, then this might be the place to be! One of the main tourist attractions in Mumbai, Chor Bazaar is also one of the busiest places in this metropolitan city. To know more, read on.
A Shopper's Utopia
History And Surroundings
Chor Bazaar has a history that spans over 150 years. The market was initially known as 'Shor Bazaar' and eventually got changed to 'Chor Bazaar'. Over time, illegal and stolen goods found its way to the market, vindicating the new name of the market. It is believed that this place was a favorite with the British during their reign in India. They would often purchase grandfather clocks, furniture, brassware and other household items at offbeat prices. These souks were considered to be the only place in Mumbai selling goods at such unusual rates.
Once in Chor Bazaar you will find yourself surrounded by Muslim architecture buildings and surrounding. Located on Mutton Street, the area is full of dilapidated buildings, crowded streets and crumbling shops, retaining a bit of the old world charm. Most of the lanes are crammed with vendors selling all sorts of goods at very fluid prices. The closest railway station to Chor Bazaar is located at Grant Road.
Chor Bazaar Trinkets
Brassware
Electronics
Hardware
Tools
Meats
Fashion
Footwear
Bronze items
Furniture
Cane goods
Vintage goods
Stolen artifacts
Popularity
The popularity of Chor Bazaar has grown over the years. Several Bollywood films have been shot in the alleyways of this crammed street. Mini Market and Juma Market at Chor Bazaar are two small subdivisions of this famous market. At Mini Market, tourists can find posters and all other trinkets related to the Bollywood industry. At the Juma Market, hardware, tools and furniture can be found aplenty. The Chor Bazaar has also been mentioned in a popular novel by Rohinton Mistry, called 'Such a long journey'.
05
Station Tip
General
2842 views
Dec 25 2019 (19:44)   GTR/Grant Road (4 PFs)
Forever Railfan
Karthik.iyer27^~   28504 blog posts
Entry# 4523224            Tags   Past Edits
Grant Road was named after Sir Robert Grant, the governor of Bombay between 1835 and 1839, is a railway station in South-Central Mumbai,and is the former terminus of the erstwhile Bombay Baroda and Central India Railway. #WRHeritage
Page#    Showing 1 to 2 of 2 travel tips  

Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy