Riding the Rails in India


Passengers travel in an overcrowded train in the eastern Indian city of Patna, February 23, 2010. (Photo by Krishna Murari Kishan/Reuters)



Passengers travel on an overcrowded train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, July 8, 2014. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



A Sadhu or a Hindu holyman sits at the door of an overcrowded passenger train after boarding, at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, February 11, 2013. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)



A man from India's northeastern state sits in a hammock tied inside an overcrowded train bound for the Assam state at the railway station in Kolkata, August 18, 2012. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)



Children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi arrive on a bus to take part in a peace march in Kolkata, January 29, 2012. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)



Commuters stand on the door of a passenger train as milk containers hang on the windows in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



A vendor sells vegetables inside the Ladies' Special train in Mumbai, December 6, 2012. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



Commuters stand at an open doorway of a suburban train during the morning rush hour in Kolkata, India, July 31, 2015. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)



Passengers travel on an overcrowded train on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 26, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Passengers travel on an overcrowded train on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 26, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Commuters stand at the open doorways of a suburban train as they head toward their destination in Mumbai, November 3, 2012. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A man reads the newspaper as he commutes to work by a local train in Mumbai, February 25, 2015. (Photo by Shailesh Andrade/Reuters)



Indian passengers squeeze into the packed general wagon of The Simanchal Express at Anand Vihar Railway Station in New Delhi on February 25, 2016. Indian Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu is set to announce the Indian Railways Budget in the country's parliament. (Photo by Prakash Singh/AFP Photo)



Indian passengers sit in a “Ladies Only” carriage as they wait for a train to depart from a platform at Secunderabad Railway Station in Hyderabad on February 25, 2016, as Indian Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu presents The Railway Budget at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Photo by Noah Seelam/AFP Photo)



Indian travellers wait for their train to arrive at the railway station in Allahabad, India, Thursday, February 25, 2016. Indian railway minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday unveiled the budget for one of the world’s largest railways network that serves more than 23 million passengers a day. Once a pride of the Indian government, it’s now hobbled by ageing infrastructure. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo)



Indian commuters cramp on to an unreserved compartment of a train at the railway station in Allahabad, India, Thursday, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo)



A woman waits as Indian commuters get off from trains at the Church Gate railway station in Mumbai, India, Thursday, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo)



Commuters travel on a local train in Mumbai, India, 24 February 2016. The Indian Union Minister of Railway, Suresh Prabhu, is set to present the rail budget for the year 2015-16, to the Indian Parliament on 25 February 2016. (Photo by Divyakant Solanki/EPA)



A girl looks out from inside a coach of a stationed passenger train at a railway station in Ahmedabad, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)



A man carries his mother to board a passenger train at a railway station in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2016. India's state-owned railway said on Thursday it planned to cut costs and generate new sources of revenue next year to offset a big rise in its wage bill and help keep an ambitious modernisation plan on track on track. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



A policeman keeps order as people board a passenger train at a railway station in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



People board a passenger train at a railway station in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Commuters stand on the doors of a suburban train as it approaches the Churchgate railway station in Mumbai, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Shailesh Andrade/Reuters)



Commuters disembark from crowded suburban trains during the morning rush hour at Churchgate railway station in Mumbai, India, February 25, 2016. (Photo by Shailesh Andrade/Reuters)



Passengers jump from an overcrowded train near a railway station at Loni town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 24, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Passengers board an overcrowded train near a railway station at Loni town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 24, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Passengers travel in an overcrowded train near a railway station at Loni town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 23, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Passengers board an overcrowded train near a railway station at Loni town in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 24, 2016. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)



Commuters travel by suburban train as they head toward their destination in Mumbai, India, February 17, 2016. India is the world's fastest-growing major economy, yet the government might break its budget deficit targets to stimulate demand, potentially undermining the central bank's fight against inflation. (Photo by Shailesh Andrade/Reuters)





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