Travel Tip
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 PNR Ref
 PNR Req
 Blank PNRs
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
Forum Super Search
Freq Contact:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
Pic/Vid:   FmT Pic:   FmT Video:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    Topics:    

dark mode

Eat-Sleep-Railfanning 🔄 Repeat - Shankar Mehani

Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
FmT LIVE - Follow my Trip with me... LIVE
Mon Aug 8 16:36:11 IST
Quiz Feed
Post PNRPost BlogAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 5398848
Posted: Jul 02 (18:18)

8 Responses
Last Response: Jul 03 (17:53)
Info Update
Jul 02 (18:18)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
Entry# 5398848            Tags  
Sleeping Pods facility opened at CSMT. A total 40 pods (30 single, 6 double and 4 family pods). This classy AC accommodation will provide full privacy, mobile charging, locker room, fire alarm, intercom, deluxe toilet & bathroom etc. Booking via App and in person.

3 Posts

Jul 02 (18:33)
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
Re# 5398848-4              
Central Railway
Press Release

Sleeping Pods facility opened at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

Railway’s Non Fare Revenue initiatives rakes in income and also provides modern passenger amenities.

Central Railway has brought in new initiatives through Non Fare Revenue. These are benefitting passengers and also fetching revenue for Railways. Adding in its endeavour now, a Pod hotel is opened for passengers at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai.

The Pod hotel at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway station is being developed under the (NINFRIS) New Innovative Non Fare Revenue Income Scheme. It is opened to give more comfort, affordable and cheaper stay options to the Passengers at CSMT, Mumbai, located near the waiting room o­n the Main line of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway station. There are a total of 40 pods including 30 single pods, 6 double pods and 4 family pods. This classy air-conditioned accommodation Pod Hotel will provide full privacy, Mobile charging facility, Locker room facility, Fire alarm, Intercom, Deluxe toilet & bathroom etc. Booking of these Pods can be done through physical mode (at reception) and o­nline mode via Mobile app.

The Sleeping Pods at CSMT which was opened yesterday (1.7.2022) is having a good response, Mr. Aman Sukhnandan, an IT Developer working in Uplers o­n his way from Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh o­n his transit to Goa occupied the sleeping Pod said, "This is wonderful facility opened by Railways, provides world class facilities at a cheaper rate and gave me a soothing comfort".

Central Railway had given the contract for development and operation of the sleeping pods to Namah Enterprises for a license fees of Rs. 10, 07,786/- per annum for a period of five years and Railways will earn a revenue of Rs.55.68 lakh. Railway has just provided 131.61 sq mtrs of space to have all the modern facilities for a comfortable stay for the passengers who want to stay near the Terminus itself.

Central Railway which achieved number o­ne among all Zonal Railway in Non-Fare Revenue generation in the Financial Year 2021-22 has brought in new initiatives through NFR this year in first three months, i.e from April to June 2022 has earned Rs. 14.10 crores against Rs 1.89 crores during April to June 2021 showing an incredible increase of 646 %. Various non-fare revenue concepts like Hybrid OBHS contracts, Digilockers, Personal Care Centres, e-bikes, e-charging points, Content o­n Demand, Conversations o­n the Move etc. have been introduced to give more comfort to the passengers. Many more such initiatives under Non-Fare Revenue are being taken which will benefit the passengers and also fetch revenue for Railways. Similar initiative was launched by IRCTC at Mumbai Central, Western Railway last year.
Date: July 2, 2022
PR No. 2022/07/10
This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai

Jul 03 (15:54)
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
Re# 5398848-5              
Sleeping Pods facility opened at CSMT. A total 40 pods (30 single, 6 double and 4 family pods). This classy AC accommodation will provide full privacy, mobile charging, locker room, fire alarm, intercom, deluxe toilet & bathroom etc. Booking via App and in person.

Jul 03 (17:25)
sanket4013   1984 blog posts
Re# 5398848-6              
Booking app name please??

Jul 03 (17:50)
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
Re# 5398848-7              
no idea

for mumbai central find attached

Jul 03 (17:53)
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
Re# 5398848-8              
When asked about the rates, a CR senior official said, “The contractor will be implementing a dynamic pricing policy. The rates range from Rs 499 for a single pod, Rs 999 for a double bed pod, and Rs 1,500 for a family pod, respectively, for 12 hours, which might increase according to availability of pods.”

“After 50 per cent occupancy, the booking amount will increase by Rs 100, which will further increase as per demand,” said the operator of CSMT pod hotel, which has 30 single pods (including eight reserved for women),
six double bed pods, and four family pods. Each family pod section is meant for two persons.

Leading Polls

5248097 ★★★ 68Jordan~
5255463 ★★★ 57jishnuthakur12301^...

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 5388512
    Jun 24 2022 (08:45AM)

    As announced previously, there are a few changes coming to IRI user accounts, based on past practices. 1. As before, you will be able to quickly DELETE your IRI User account at ANY time. However, the menu option for this was hidden in the profile page, and could not easily be located....
  • Entry# 5148000
    Nov 29 2021 (06:40AM)

    A new feature will be released soon, whereby you can follow blogs tagged with specific Trains & Stations. If you have already posted blogs tagged with some Train/Station, then you will be set to automatically follow that Train/Station. Thereafter, any future news/blogs tagged with those Trains/Stations will be marked to your...
  • Entry# 5093784
    Oct 13 2021 (07:04AM)

    These days, every other day, we are getting requests from members to allow email login to their FB-based IRI account. 10 years ago, we had given the option for users to login through FaceBook - in retrospect, this was a mistake. These days, apparently, users are quitting FaceBook in droves because...
  • Entry# 4906979
    Mar 14 2021 (01:12AM)

    Followup to: Fmt Changes The new version of FmT 2.0 will soon be here - in about 2 weeks. As detailed in the previous announcement, many of the old FmT features like Train TT, Speedometer, Geo Location, etc. will be REMOVED. It will be a bare-bones simple app, focused on trip blogging. It...
  • Entry# 4898771
    Mar 06 2021 (10:33PM)

    There are some changes coming to FMT. Many of the features of FMT, like station arrival, TT, speed, geo, passing times, station time, etc. are ALREADY available in OTHER railway apps. So all of these features will be REMOVED. We'll have ONLY BLOGGING - quick upload of pics/videos/audio, etc. You may attach...
  • Entry# 4785432
    Nov 21 2020 (02:51AM)

    We are unifying the Bookmark scheme for Blogs & PNRs. Previously, we had different systems of "Followed Blogs", "PNR History", "My PNR Posts", "My PNR Post Predictions", "Stamp Alerts", etc. which were somewhat confusing. Hereafter: For PNRs: 1. You may add ANY PNR to your bookmarks through the "Add Bookmark" link in the...
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