Watch: Angry commuters enter Nalasopara Railway Station and stop train over stopping of MSRTC bus

Swapnil MishraUpdated: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 04:17 PM IST
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On Wednesday, commuters staged protest on railway tracks at Nalasopara railway station. The angry commuters stopped train in protest of closing of MSRTC bus stand. More details waited.

Passengers created ruckus at the Nallasopara railway station after the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) stopped plying its buses for Mumbai since morning.

"General public arrived on platform at Nalasopara station ( approx 200 ) at around 8:25 hrs as state transport bus services were disrupted. A local train VR -37 was stopped by commuters at Nalasopara PF-1 from 8.27 hrs to 8.31 Hrs. Commuters were suitably counselled by RPF/ GRP that special suburban services are being operated only for the staff of essential categories as notified. Situation normalised at 8.45 am," Western Railway said in a statement.

The Western Railway said that a case has been registered against unknown persons at Nalasopara station under sections 145 (b), 147 & 174 (a) of Railway Act. "General public arrived on platform at Nalasopara station ( approx 200 ) at around 8:25 hrs as state transport bus services were disrupted. A local train VR -37 was stopped by commuters at Nalasopara PF-1 from 8.27 hrs to 8.31 Hrs. Commuters were suitably counselled by RPF/ GRP that special suburban services are being operated only for the staff of essential categories as notified. Situation normalised at 8.45 am. A case has been registered against unknown at NSP post vide CR NO 888/2020 U/S 145 (b), 147 & 174 (a) Railway Act," WR said in a statment.

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