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My tryst with the Mumbai local train

After a successful trial run, during off-peak hours, when the compartment was only as crowded as the Delhi Metro during peak hours, I felt encouraged to go on a full-fledged trip in the Mumbai local train.

When I Jumped from the Frying Pan…..

One has to admit that there was variety in commuting in the capital: One could travel by the ordinary DTC and be crushed; or one could take one of the ‘special’ buses and get squeezed into a pulp, or one could travel by the ‘Mudrika’ and get suffocated or then one could go by one of the private buses and hang on to dear life!