The Central Railway is acting in advance to combat the issues faced by commuters on Mumbai local train grid throughout the four months of rainfall. At least four quick response teams (QRTs) are being planned by CR as its prepares for Monsoon 2019. The teams would be stationed at Thane, Kalyan, Dadar and Kurla railway stations.
The four stations where the proposed QRTs would be stationed are among those stops which witness the highest footfall. Located at key junctures, lakhs of people board and deboard the trains from here.
In Kurla, the average daily footfall is around 6.36 lakh. The number hovers around 2.3 lakh in Kurla, and nearly 2.25 lakh and 1.80 lakh at Thane and Kalyan stations, respectively. Read More
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