Elphinstone Stampede

Timelines
Mumbai: You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight

27 Feb 2018

Mumbai: You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight

It just took 4-months for the Indian Army to renovate the Elphinstone bridge and throw it open for public.

CCTV cameras, talk-back systems: Mumbai locals to get safer

16 Nov 2017

CCTV cameras, talk-back systems: Mumbai locals to get safer

Mumbai locals under the Western Railway (WR) might soon have close circuit television (CCTV) cameras and talk-back systems to ensure greater safety of the 3.5 million people who use it for daily commute.

Mumbai: New foot over-bridge at Elphinstone Road station by February'18

31 Oct 2017

Mumbai: New foot over-bridge at Elphinstone Road station by February'18

Beginning March 2018, it will be a lot safer for Mumbaikars to use the Elphinstone Road station, where 23 people were killed in a stampede on September 29.

Rain and rumors, not officials, responsible for Elphinstone stampede: Railways

11 Oct 2017

Rain and rumors, not officials, responsible for Elphinstone stampede: Railways

A report by the Railways has given a clean chit to its officials in Mumbai's Elphinstone stampede case. It has instead blamed rains and rumors.

Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

03 Oct 2017

Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

As many as 150 officials representing various government agencies will inspect all suburban railway stations on Mumbai's Central and Western Railways lines.

Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action

01 Oct 2017

Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action

The unfortunate death of 23 people in a stampede at the Elphinstone Road station in Mumbai finally stirred an otherwise lackadaisical Indian Railways into addressing concerns regarding passenger safety.

Elphinstone overbridge: Rs. 12cr sanctioned but only Rs. 1,000 allotted

01 Oct 2017

Elphinstone overbridge: Rs. 12cr sanctioned but only Rs. 1,000 allotted

As the stampede on the overbridge connecting Mumbai's Elphinstone Road and Parel railway stations claimed 22 lives and injured about 32, it has been revealed that railways consistently ignored warnings tweeted by Mumbaikars and concerns raised by RS MP Sachin Tendulkar and Sena MP Arvind Sawant.

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

30 Sep 2017

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."

22 killed, 30 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road

29 Sep 2017

22 killed, 30 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road

At least 22 people were killed and 30 injured in a stampede at the foot-over bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road suburban railway station.