<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Mumbai rains and poorly maintained station infrastructure caused a massive stampede at Elphinstone station on Friday killing 22 and leaving several injured so far.Injured people were moved to nearby KEM hospital and rescue teams reached the station to bring the situation under control.The incident happened on the day Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is in Mumbai and is scheduled to board a local train at 1:00 pm at Vile Parle station.Lower Parel area of Mumbai is a corporate hub where millions of Mumbaikars come to work in hundreds of offices. During office rush hours, when more than two trains arrive at Elphinstone and adjusting Parel station, making it one of the most crowded areas in the vicinity.Daily commuters had warned of the situation and they saw the disaster coming a mile off when in the morning they reached the Elphinstone station.Commuters were also talking about the dire situation at the stations a few days ago.BJP MP from Mumbai (North-East) Kirit Somaiya responded to the situation and talked about taking action regarding increasing the commuters capacity of the areas near local stations.Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar refused to answer questions.

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Elphinstone Stampede | Disaster waiting to happen: Angry commuters had repeatedly warned authorities