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Central Railway to add 52 escalators, 25 lifts in next 4 months
In a bid to improving passenger amenities after the Elphinstone Road stampede, Central Railway has set a deadline of March 31, 2018 to build 52 escalators and 25 lifts in the Mumbai division, according to a report by the Mumbai Mirror.
The first escalators will be installed this month at Titwala followed by two escalators at Dadar and Thane each and one at Dockyard Road in the month of December.
Another 11 will be operational by January 2018 and 21 will be added in February which would include four at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT).
As many as 14 will be added, including two more at Dadar and two each at Kalyan and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in March.