Nalasopara railway station in Palghar district of Maharashtra witnessed a heavy rush of commuters early on Wednesday after Mumbai state buses restricted the number of passengers it would ferry. According to the details, the commuters were mostly employees of private companies who had left their homes in the morning, however, could not find buses to reach work.
The incident was reported after agitated commuters gathered on the railway tracks and blocked the Mumbai local line, which is operational for essential services only.
The commuters also demanded the authorities to allow them to travel by train so they may reach work.
Teams of PF and GRP have, meanwhile, evacuated the platforms.
"The incident was reported at nearly 8:15 am today," an official of the Western Railway told India TV.
"The commuters were furious over the non-availability of buses that otherwise ferry them to their workplace, following which they blocked the railway tracks," he said.