For women passengers used to travelling in the ladies compartments in trains, the unavailability of a separate coach in the 11.04 km Versova Andheri Ghatkopar (VAG) metro came as a surprise.
Devshri Bidaye, a resident of Powai who has experienced the Delhi Metro, told sunday mid-day. “The authorities have provided women passengers with a few seats, which do not guarantee our safety. I have travelled in the Delhi Metro which has coaches reserved for women and one feels safe and comfortable in them. I think a similar thing step should be taken for the Mumbai Metro.”
A spokesperson from Mumbai Metro One Private Limited says, “We have reserved seats for Women, Senior Citizens and differently-abled commuters. More info