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With no trains, Mumbai faces challenges in getting back to work

The Hindu | 11/06/2020 11:48 AM | Click to read full article

The suburban railway system of Mumbai is often called the lifeline of the city. And in the last three days, its absence has been acutely felt as office-goers — resuming commutes after two months — have had to stand in serpentine queues to catch a bus.

While large hospitals such as KEM and Nair have arranged buses for their employees, the staff members to smaller ones still need to depend on public transport. Experts also think buses are not a long-term solution, and suburban trains need to resume operations with proper planning.

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