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02-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Things You Donít Want To See When You Enter A Mumbai Local Train General Compartment
When train is your only mode of transport to work every day, you expect it to be convenient. However, in Mumbai, expecting convenience with trains in picture is a tough ask.

The general compartment, be it second class or first class, of the train is usually jam packed. Not getting a seat to sit every day is the price you have to pay for opting this transport alternative.

Believe us, these are not the scenes you would want to witness every day when you have to travel long distances in Mumbai local train to your workplace Ė

02-23-2015, 05:35 PM
All Seats Occupied
Finding no place to sit when you enter a train compartment is disappointing

A vacant seat is something that we look for instantly after entering a train compartment, don’t we? However, more often than not, luck runs out leaving no other option for you but to stand till your destination arrives.

02-23-2015, 05:36 PM
No Person between the Seat Aisles

Now when you enter the train, you need to put your bag on the rail to shed some weight off. But you are not willing to do all that by yourself. You need someone to do that for you and that person stands between the seat aisles. Nonetheless, not finding that person can be disappointing, as you have to carry out the task yourself.

02-23-2015, 05:37 PM
A Woman in the General Compartment

No disrespect to any woman, but it is something that men usually find annoying. Obviously, the initial concern is of them being eve teased; if not that then some men feel it as an obligation to offer the woman their seat, which leads to the “next in line” male to lose his seat.

02-23-2015, 05:38 PM
Couple in a Mumbal local train

Couples travelling together in the general compartment of a train are annoying. Even if one inadvertently brushes against the female, the person has to hear an earful, not just from the couple, but other commuters, too.

02-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Couples with Children
Regular commuters find children as nuisance

If couples together weren’t enough, there are occasions when they travel along with their children. Has anyone noticed that children, today, are everywhere? Be it a train compartment, shopping mall or a movie theatre, and the one thing common in all of them is that they are annoying.

02-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Gamers Who Suck At Gaming
Watching a struggling gamer sinks your heart

Have you ever sat (or stood, pun intended!) beside a person, who plays games on their mobile phone and sucks at it? Don’t you throw a few virtual curses at them for being lame at playing games? “Just stop embarrassing yourself already”.

02-23-2015, 05:40 PM
The Man with the Frowny Face
A frowning man alongside you brings no positivity

Imagine getting inside a crowded train, finding your spot and landing up beside a man with a sullen expression. You don’t want such negativity around you for the next half-an-hour or so. But hey, what can you do? Life goes on.

02-23-2015, 05:41 PM
People Travelling in Groups
People travelling in group always cause troubles

People travelling in groups are an annoyance everywhere, not just in trains. Nevertheless, in trains, they become an additional problem because the members exchange seats among them not letting any other person occupy them. For this obvious reason, you have to commute standing till your destination arrives.