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elphinstone road stampede

Commuters pay tribute on 1st anniversary of Elphinstone stampede

The station, when the stampede happened on a narrow railway foot overbridge on September 29 last year, was called Elphinstone Road station.

29 Sep 2018 4:43 PM

Rly pulls up socks after Fob stampede

Railway activist Subhash Gupta claimed that the hawkers had returned to stations like Kurla.

28 Sep 2018 2:25 AM

Central Railway plans to build shed near stations ahead of monsoon

A CR official said that the RPF will ensure that these places are not used by drug addicts leading to inconvenience for the commuters.

20 May 2018 1:32 AM

Police gives clean chit to railways over FOB stampede

Another factor that led to the tragedy was the fact that in the swelling crowd were porters carrying flowers.

09 Dec 2017 1:20 AM

Mumbai University allows injured student to give exams from home

After the stampede, Akash was taken to KEM hospital along with others injured in the incident.

11 Nov 2017 1:29 AM


Maharashtra Navnirman Sena attacks hawkers at three railway stations

The party workers assaulted hawkers and damaged their property and vans.

22 Oct 2017 2:06 AM

Cost of Elphinstone FOB: 70 hrs in blocks

Parel end will be built in co-ordination with CR.

15 Oct 2017 1:42 AM

Mumbai: 2 weeks after Elphinstone stampede, woman hurt as tile of FOB falls on her

The passenger, identified only as Anita (38), sustained a minor injury in the incident that occurred at around 3.40 pm.

14 Oct 2017 12:38 PM

Western Railway audit says link FOBs to skywalks to manage crowds

The railway has also decided that hawkers will be strictly prohibited on FOBs.

12 Oct 2017 2:46 AM

Stampede was caused due to panic, claims railway inquiry

The CSO is conducting the Railways’ inquiry into the incident. The official report is to be submitted sometime next week.

08 Oct 2017 1:43 AM


RPF cop says he alerted station official in minutes

He said that since the bridge was overcrowded, he found it difficult to move from the point he was standing towards the staircase.

07 Oct 2017 2:51 AM

Police probe if RPF man was negligent

Officials examining if constable present during the stampede failed to alert authorities.

06 Oct 2017 6:06 AM

Western Railway axes Diwali bash in wake of tragedy

The WR usually sees these programmes held in Mumbai Central as well as at the staff quarters in Budhvaar Park at Colaba.

06 Oct 2017 2:43 AM

Railway staff couldn’t get past crowd to help victims

The enquiry will now be taken into the homes of the injured as well as those who are still recuperating at KEM for now.

05 Oct 2017 2:35 AM

Protestors do rail roko at Jogeshwari, Kalwa to register anger against govt

The two rail roko protests were held around 9 am at both these stations.

04 Oct 2017 2:30 AM


Railway cop present during stampede on Elphinstone foot over bridge goes missing

The police’s probe has revealed that Mr Chennar was on the bridge near the staircase when the stampede took place.

04 Oct 2017 2:10 AM

Safety moves up in railways’ list

Ministry forms audit teams to inspect all suburban stations in Mumbai.

02 Oct 2017 3:15 AM

Railways issue not 1 or 2 yrs old, given to NDA as inheritance in 2014: Goyal

Earlier on Saturday, Goyal empowered the Railways' General Managers to spend whatever is necessary on safety.

01 Oct 2017 10:24 AM

No bullet train in Mumbai until local railways is improved: Raj Thackeray

Thackeray said the Railways has blamed rains for the stampede but it was not the first time it rained in the city.

30 Sep 2017 12:47 PM

A tragedy of neglect

Twenty-two people were killed at Elphinstone Road and 39 injured.

30 Sep 2017 2:16 AM