Most of the people were drinking tea. In front of the station there is thus, a crowd all the time, and loud shouts of drivers of all kinds calling passengers to their conveyance. Railway stations differ in size and importance. Coolies picked up the luggage on their heads. There was a deafening noise on the platform. After every few minutes, trains were either steaming in or leaving the station. It does not have a railway station either and the nearest railhead is in Mysore.
The scene there was very interesting. In the same way, station porters in red shirts stand on the door points of the coaches. When the train arrived, there was pushing and pulling. A few were pacing up and down the platform. The railway station is a very important place in every. At big railway stations numerous trains continue coming and going day and night.
They seemed to be greedy and were charging four times the due The railway staff was helpless in controlling them. The train waits for next train which is arriving from the opposite side. This place is full of hustle and bustle. But many of them walk hurriedly. A few rooms a verandah on both sides a gate entry and platforms on the edges of railway track.
The hawkers went to some other platforms. She started a conversation but gave up after my monosyllable answers. The waterman pace up down the platform with buckets full of water. Many passengers got down and many more got in. Organization Overview The Ministry of Railways under Government of India controls Indian Railways.
With passengers going and out of the station in their colourful dresses it looked as if it was a big fair. By 1929, there were 41,000 miles of railway line. Luckily, my friend got a comfortable sent near a window. Passengers get off and jump on the train in a hurry. We come across people from different parts of the country, in different fashions and colours at the station. All are in a hurry for presently the train will depart. The place is full of life and gusto, even at the dead of night.
The passengers who wished to get down opened the doors. No 1 2 2 3 4 5 6 Contents An outline of syllabus. Others held them under their pits. The vendors shifted to other platforms. Many passengers got down the train, several got into it. The scene at a station before the arrival, during the stay and after the departure of a train is quite familiar quite known to us. Some trains were waiting for the signals to move out of the platforms, while after every few minutes a train was steaming in.
Cold — drinks, tea, coffee, snacks etc. They also kept a vigil on anti-social elements like pick-pockets and confidence tricksters. Prostitution is defined as providing sexual service, for the return of money. From the station we go out to the town and proceed to our destination in the town. She is always so busy with household chores that she cannot spare any time to send me to school. Some had to give their charge to their colleagues, while several had to take charge for another journey.
At the booking windows, there were long queues of people who wanted to purchase railway tickets. We find newsboys newspaper carriers selling newspapers and magazines on the platform. A few children were crying. Some passengers carry their bundles on their heads, while others hold them under their arm pits. Coolies were seen carrying heavy bundles of luggage on their heads. So, I took my breakfast there at the platform.
With great difficulty my uncle could get a seat. When the train arrived, some young passengers boarded it when it was still in motion. Coolies were carrying luggage from one place to another. This is my rendezvous with the railway station. Some had come to receive their relatives. There is cracking noise of vendors and the compartment children, who are struggling for going out. The rich and the poor both can be seen in great hurry at the railway station.