Constant complaints made by people and passenger associations has forced the Railways to expedite the Thane-Diva 5, 6 lines, whose perennial incomplete status has created several problems. On Monday, two people who trespassed onto the tracks on their two-wheeler at Diva level crossing gate died after being hit by a long distance train.
This and other such cases have flared up the issue. On Monday, at a high-level meeting of the top brass of the Indian Railways, Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Railway Board, questioned the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MRVC) about the delays in implementing this vital project.
Over the past several months, the travellers and passenger associations have been tweeting and posting about the delays in the Rs 440 crore project. According to the grievances posted, people are exasperated because of the delays and people dying on tracks, either due to crowded trains or while crossing the tracks. Read More
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