No train announcements at CST during PC`s visit irk passengers
Mumbai: Train announcements at the CST
Railway Station, one of the sites visited on Thursday by Union Home
Minister P Chidambaram to pay homage to 26/11 victims, were
called off for a brief period during his stay there, causing
inconvenience to passengers.
Chidambaram was at the railway terminus, where 58
passengers were killed last year during the terror strikes,
from 7.20 pm to 7.40 pm, the peak hour when a large number of
suburban commuters and other out station passengers use the
Schedule announcements for suburban trains as well as
long-distance trains on Central Railway were stopped during
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, his Deputy
Chhagan Bhujbal and Home Minister R R Patil accompanied the
Union Minister, who paid tributes to the victims by laying
wreaths at the memorial amidst tight security at the station.
When asked about the inconvenience caused to passengers,
station manager Dinesh Gupta said the announcements were made
only when required and refused to comment further.
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