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.
Indian Railways undertake drive to evict illegal hawkers from FOBs, stations to prevent Elphinstone like stampede
Railway administration has undertaken a drive to evict illegal hawkers from the entry and exit points of the station as well as from the foot-overbridges
The stampede, ensued on a foot-over bridge during the early morning rush at Elphinstone Road station, killed 23 people and injured dozens of others.
Elphinstone Road stampede: Video shows dying woman molested by bystander, railway police promise probe
A woman victim of the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station was allegedly molested seconds from breathing her last by a bystander
Western Railways RPF launches EyeWatch app for women safety operational between Churchgate and Borivili
The application helps reduce the response time for the RPF by instantly sending the dedicated data to the control room.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its outskirts on Friday morning slowing down the road traffic during the rush hour.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor: Need boring leader who gets basics right; not one who dreams of bullet trains
The high speed rail network starts at Ahmedabad and comes to Surat, which is about mid way, and then to Mumbai. There is no demand from Gujaratis for a bullet train.
In view of the Ganesh festival, the Western Railway (WR) will run Ganapati Special trains to Ratnagiri, Madgaon and Mangalore.
It's only going to get worse. The Meteorological Department on Tuesday warned that heavy to very heavy rains will hit Mumbai and coastal Konkan over the next 72 hours.
Continuous rains since this morning has resulted in one railway line shutting down due to flooded tracks.