In September, the Elphinstone Road station stampede in Mumbai shook the city completely. After 23 lives were lost, the Western Railway (WR) has now opened extended landing of the foot over bridge (FOB) for the public from Monday. This extended landing has cost Western Railways Rs 17 Lakh and is two meters wider and is expected to ease the daily commute of passengers.
Back on September 29, 2017, 39 others were injured in the stampede that took place on the old, narrow northward landing FOB. The ticket window on the bridge has been demolished in order to widen the landing to create more space in its bid to avoid similar incidents. Read More…
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