NO MEDICAL AID AT STATIONS
Commuters complain though the stations in Navi Mumbai are swanky, the absence of emergency medical facilities is a major issue and it needs to be addressed
“We are planning to get doctors and ambulances for some more stations in Navi Mumbai. It is true that providing doctors and ambulances for every station may not be possible, but we are trying our level best to improve the scenario,” said a senior official from the Central Railway
“Several commuters suffer injuries in local trains. While it is not possible to provide doctors, ambulances at every station, they should be a provision for at least an ambulance and two doctors at every 3 railway stations,” said Manisha Naik, 37, a resident
‘Commuters look for short cuts’
Sudarshan Khurana, station manager of Vashi railway station, said, “Most accidents take place because of the careless of the commuters. They want short cuts to reach the platforms.” Khurana said earlier around 10 accidents used to take place at Vashi station alone every month. However, because of increased awareness, the number has dwindled by 50% in the past couple of months.