local trains

Connecting the Lifeline

Madhavankutty Pillai

What awaits Mumbai as suburban railways are opened for the public

Track Record

The challenge of restarting the world’s most crowded suburban rail network

Imploding City

The latest downpour has shown once again why there is no saving Mumbai

Minimum City

Mumbai deserves to crumble and wither away but won’t

Mumbai Notebook

The Elphinstone Road horror

Snoops on a Train

The Mumbai local’s law of sharing

Sits, Shoots and Leaves

This photographer started taking black-and-white portraits of commuters on local Mumbai trains 18 months ago. An exhibition and a book later, he still can’t stop


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