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Mumbai stampede raises query whether rail minister has to sanction each FOB - Economic Times (blog)

The stampede in India's Maximum City on the morning peak hour of September 29, particularly the horrific visual shown on channels like Times Now of panic-stricken passengers trying to rip open with their bare hands the temporary aluminium rain-shelters ...and more »

An Elphinstone Station Commuter's Blog - NDTV (blog)

Mumbai, my city of birth, my city of work. The city around which my life revolves. But it is this very janmabhoomi and karmabhoomi of millions of Indians which has been let down by our politicians. 22 lives have been lost at the Elphinstone Station ...and more »

Elphinstone stampede: A question of responsibility - The Hindu

On September 29, soon after the horrific stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway bridge, that led to the death of 23 people, two groups of policemen came to the accident spot. One was from Mumbai Police, and the other represented the Government ...and more »

Why Indians don't give a toss about their own safety - Times of India (blog)

I am a size XL and so when flying I ask for a seat on the emergency exit row for the legroom. The cabin crew giving instructions on what to do in an emergency inevitably do a good job. They stay on script, and insist, or at least try to insist, that ...and more »

Mumbai Locals: World's Busiest Urban Rail System Is Also Its Deadliest - India Spend

The death of 22 in a stampede on a bridge on September 29, 2017, propelled the pressures on the Mumbai's local trains to headline news, but at least nine commuters die (as IndiaSpend has previously reported) every day on the world's busiest–and ...and more »

Mumbai stampede kills 23, injures 39 at train station - CNN

New Delhi (CNN) At least 23 people have been killed and 39 injured in a stampede at a train station during morning rush hour in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, according to Deepak Deoraj, spokesman for the Mumbai police department. The deadly ...and more »

Stampede At Mumbai's Elphinstone Railway Station Kills 22, Injures Many - Huffington Post India

At least 22 persons were killed and over 20 injured in a stampede at the footbridge of the Elphinstone railway station in Mumbai on Friday morning. #UPDATE 22 people dead in the stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge in Mumbai ...and more »

Crushed: What happened at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station - The Hindu

Scores of people unprepared for rain tried to stay dry on the bridge, while others tried to push through, resulting in a stampede that killed 22 and injured 39. As he cleared the last few steps leading to the foot overbridge (FOB) at Elphinstone Road ...and more »

Stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station - The Hindu

A massive crowd of morning commuters stampeded on the stairwell of a narrow footbridge linking two railway stations in Mumbai on September 29, 2017, leaving at least 22 people dead and more than 30 injured as onlookers watched victims stumbling, ...and more »

Elphinstone Does Not Even Have A Station Master. So, Who Will Take The Blame? - Outlook India

Three days before the stampede on the Elphinstone Road Station that has left 22 people dead, a commuter had tweeted a picture of the same foot-over bridge with what looked like a sea of humanity on it. Tagging Western Railway and railway minister ...and more »