ROOFTOP TRAVELLER

  • Mumbai: 25,000 volts to 'shock' rooftop travellers January 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Habitual rooftop passengers on suburban local trains, get ready for the shock of your lives, quite literally. Western Railway (WR) is in the process of completing the longpending project of switching over to a 25,000volt alternating current (AC) from the present 1,500volt direct current (DC) by February 5. This...
  • Burnt rooftop traveller flees hospital, lights up January 13, 2012

    Mumbai: It can only be described as bizarre. A man in his early forties became the latest victim of rooftop train travel after he sustained severe burns due to electrocution on Thursday around 5.40 pm at Dahisar. Train services got delayed and the unidentified man was admitted to Bhagwati Hospital...