Mumbai local trains: Major respite for female passengers, thank govts
Oct. 22, 2020
Meanwhile, the passengers travelling on the Central Railway increased to 2.31 lakhs on Wednesday as compared to 1.96 lakhs which was on October 20. “Additional 35,000 commuters had travelled on the Main and Harbour lines on Wednesday, of which 25,000 were women passengers. Almost 18 percent of ridership has increased since female passengers have been allowed to commence a journey,” said an official.
Shivaji Sutar, CPRO, CR, said everything was under control at the Central Railway stations. “Additional counters were open so that there should be no chaos at the booking counters. Moreover, female passengers with valid tickets and essential staff with valid QR code/identity cards were only allowed to enter at the stations,” he said.