Image of Asia: Waiting at the railway station

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Posted: Feb 25, 2016 7:32 AM
Image of Asia: Waiting at the railway station

In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, a woman waits as commuters get off trains at the Church Gate railway station in Mumbai. India's immense railroad network was once a point of pride but is now hobbled by aging infrastructure. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled a budget Thursday that contained no fare increases for passengers or freight for 2016-17. The budget also aims to create jobs and includes projects to enhance security, include using drones for monitoring purposes.