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

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Jul 02 (18:18)   CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)
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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.

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rakkiyakke
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Central Railway
Press Release

Sleeping Pods facility opened at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

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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.
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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

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rakkiyakke
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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.

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sanket4013   1984 blog posts
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Booking app name please??

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Jul 03 (17:50)
rakkiyakke
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
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no idea

for mumbai central find attached

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rakkiyakke
rakkiyakke   242 blog posts
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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),
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six double bed pods, and four family pods. Each family pod section is meant for two persons.

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