Mumbai Local


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After so many months, much to the relief of lakhs of commuters, the local trains in Mumbai have started running once again. It was the end of March 2020, when India went into lockdown and the local trains had to stop running, they were started eventually for essential services, but it was opened full-fledged for everyone from 1st February, 2021.

On the same day, a particular picture of a man bowing in front of the local train before boarding it, went viral. Indeed, this is how valued the local trains are here. It is much of a lifeline in the city of dreams, for millions who chase their ambitions each day, commuting to and from work. The viral picture reminded me of my own association with these local trains.

When I used to commute to work by the local trains here, I had myriad experiences, a few great friendships, and…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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