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Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours
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Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours

The decision resonated with a report filed by the Western Railway committee in October 2017. The committee had absolved the railway authorities stating that no one was responsible for the Elphinstone bridge stampede.

Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station is now Prabhadevi; renaming was done following demands by BJP, Shiv Sena
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Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station is now Prabhadevi; renaming was done following demands by BJP, Shiv Sena

Elphinstone Road station on the suburban rail network of Mumbai is now Prabhadevi station.

New Elphinstone Road bridge connecting Prabhadevi and Parel stations opens today, five months after tragic stampede
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New Elphinstone Road bridge connecting Prabhadevi and Parel stations opens today, five months after tragic stampede

Elphinstone Road-Parel stations in Mumbai got a big relief as the Western Railway on Wednesday threw open a 73-metre-long foot-over bridge (FOB).

Months after Elphinstone Road stampede, Piyush Goyal and Devendra Fadnavis inaugurate three FOBs built by Indian Army
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Months after Elphinstone Road stampede, Piyush Goyal and Devendra Fadnavis inaugurate three FOBs built by Indian Army

Five months after 23 people died in a stampede at suburban Elphinstone Road railway station, a new Foot Over Bridge (FOB) constructed by the Indian Army was thrown open to the public on Tuesday

Months after Elphinstone Road stampede, new FOB opens to public; Piyush Goyal, Devendra Fadnavis thank Indian Army
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Months after Elphinstone Road stampede, new FOB opens to public; Piyush Goyal, Devendra Fadnavis thank Indian Army

Five months after 23 people died in a stampede at suburban Elphinstone Road railway station, a new foot over bridge (FOB) constructed by the Army was thrown open to the public on Tuesday.

Elphinstone, Currey Road station FOBs to miss 31 January deadline due to technical issues
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Elphinstone, Currey Road station FOBs to miss 31 January deadline due to technical issues

The foot over-bridges (FOB) being constructed by the army at the Elphinstone Road and Currey Road railway stations will miss the 31 January deadline due to some technical issues, railway officials said on Wednesday.

After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railways inducts 232 trained security personnels to man 34 critical foot over-bridges in Mumbai
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After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railways inducts 232 trained security personnels to man 34 critical foot over-bridges in Mumbai

Taking lesson from the 29 September stampede that claimed 23 lives at Elphinstone Road station, the Western Railway in Mumbai inducted 232 trained security personnel to man 34 critical foot-over bridges and control crowds

Over two months after Elphinstone stampede, army yet to send tech designs for foot-over bridges to railways
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Over two months after Elphinstone stampede, army yet to send tech designs for foot-over bridges to railways

The multidisciplinary teams, set up in the wake of the Elphinstone Road station stampede, had also suggested a slew of steps to improve rail infrastructure and provide better amenities to suburban passengers, including setting up more CCTV cameras.

Nearly two months after Elphinstone stampede, Indian Army begins work on three foot-over bridges in Mumbai
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Nearly two months after Elphinstone stampede, Indian Army begins work on three foot-over bridges in Mumbai

Engineers from the Indian Army have started work on three foot-over bridges (FOBs) at suburban stations in Mumbai after the Railways gave necessary approvals, a senior official said on Friday.

Western Railways' warning signs get lost in translation; Marathi stickers ask people to 'not use small balls'
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Western Railways' warning signs get lost in translation; Marathi stickers ask people to 'not use small balls'

The railways' attempts at asking people to observe security protocol at railway stations backfired after it used Google Translate to convert English messages into Marathi

Nirmala Sitharaman asks Indian Army to build Elphinstone Road FOB: Not first time armed forces roped in for civil work
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Nirmala Sitharaman asks Indian Army to build Elphinstone Road FOB: Not first time armed forces roped in for civil work

Nirmala Sitharaman asks Indian Army to build FOB at Elphinstone Road: This isn't the first time armed forces were roped in for civil work

Army to rebuild bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road: Railways says India always relied on forces during crises
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Army to rebuild bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road: Railways says India always relied on forces during crises

Amid criticism over the government’s decision to take the help of the Army to build a new foot-over bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road, the Railways said on Tuesday, India always relies on its armed forces in times of crises.

Amarinder Singh urges Nirmala Sitharaman to refrain from diverting defence resources, says army not 'trained to build bridges'
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Amarinder Singh urges Nirmala Sitharaman to refrain from diverting defence resources, says army not 'trained to build bridges'

Objecting to the Army's involvement in civilian projects, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that the Army was not meant to build bridges or clean roads.

Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safety
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Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safety

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday introduced a slew of measures in the Railways, including decentralization of power to carry out safety related work.

After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railway audit report suggests new FOBs, more CCTVs at Mumbai local stations
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After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railway audit report suggests new FOBs, more CCTVs at Mumbai local stations

Five teams of the Western Railway (WR), which conducted an audit of facilities at suburban stations in and around Mumbai, have suggested construction of a number of foot over-bridges (FOBs), including one at the Elphinstone Road where a stampede claimed 23 lives two months ago.

Mumbai Police arrests 36 MNS workers for trying to evict hawkers near city's railway stations
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Mumbai Police arrests 36 MNS workers for trying to evict hawkers near city's railway stations

Thirty-six activists of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) were on Monday arrested by police for allegedly beating up and driving away hawkers from near the railway stations in Mumbai and Thane

Elphinstone Road stampede: Western Railway report blames rains and rumours, absolves authorities
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Elphinstone Road stampede: Western Railway report blames rains and rumours, absolves authorities

A Western Railway report has pinned the blame for the Elphinstone Road stampede on rumours and rains, ruling out the issue of poor infrastructure or negligence on part of the railways staf.

Raj Thackeray rallies against Indian Railways, demands eviction of hawkers from all stations
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Raj Thackeray rallies against Indian Railways, demands eviction of hawkers from all stations

Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) took off a rally at around 11 am from Metro theatre to Churchgate to protest against poor railway infrastructure in Mumbai.

Elphinstone Road stampede: Crowd mistook flower vendor's 'phool gir gaya' cry as 'pul gir gaya', claims survivor
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Elphinstone Road stampede: Crowd mistook flower vendor's 'phool gir gaya' cry as 'pul gir gaya', claims survivor

A 19-year-old survivor of the Elphinstone stampede has claimed that a flower vendor's cry of 'phool gir gaya', which others mistook for 'pul gir gaya', might have led to the incident

Elphinstone Road stampede aftermath: Maharashtra govt, railways scramble to 'fast track' safety, improve infrastructure
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Elphinstone Road stampede aftermath: Maharashtra govt, railways scramble to 'fast track' safety, improve infrastructure

In the aftermath of a stampede at the Elphinstone station in Mumbai, the Maharashtra government and the railway administration have sprung into action.