Saturday, 23 February 2019

Essay on Scene At A Railway Station


Essay on Scene At A Railway Station

Introduction- A railway station is that place from where trains go and come. India has the fourth largest network of railway stations spread throughout the country. Most of the big towns and cities are linked with each other and quite a few villages that fall in the way of the rail tracks are connected for movement by rail.

Most convenient mode of travel- A train is the most convenient and affordable mode of travel for the majority of people of the country that is India, when we have to go hundreds of kilometers away from home on work or to meet our near and dear ones, we travel by train which gives us a fairly comfortable movement to and fro. This train moving for hundreds of kilometers stops at several places small and big, and it is at stations there that we get down from the station we go out to the town and proceed to our destination in the town. The passengers who have to go out of the town also go to the station from where they board their train.

Scene at railway station- The scene and area of the railway station starts from the very front of the station where we come to board the train. There is a crowd in front of the station, there are taxi stands, scooter stands and even rickshaw stands for passengers to take to move out of the station. In front of the station there thus, a crowd all the time, and loud shouts of drivers of all kinds calling passengers to their conveyance. This is obviously because the station is the boarding and halting place for both incoming and outgoing passengers. The noise and rush of this station start showing itself from outside the station.

Station premises- We move into the station premises, the scene becomes more interesting to watch. We can see train coming in and going out from different platforms. People can be seen rushing into the station and also rushing out of it. Hoards of them are coming in to receive friends or relatives coming and similar crowds coming to see their own, off in the trains. Thus the first thing that strikes a person seeing a railway station is medley of types of crowds, with different objectives. Some to go, some are coming, some are there to see off people and some are at the station to welcome people. There is a rush of a continuous crowd on every platform of a railway station. Wherever the eye can see, there is a sea of mankind. With the noise of the ever increasing crowd, at the station there is a continuous noise of the announcements about the train. Their coming and going is announced for the benefit of the travelers but, it has its nuisance value of adding to the noise.

Conclusion-At the railway station together with these noises, we find a fusion of emotional touches given by parting friends and relatives. At times, we find people coming out of compartments with tearful eyes or even sobbing, which show that, they have parted from a much loved one. On the other hand we also sometimes see people rejoicing and happy as if they have got the world in their laps and arms, it may be that they have met a dear one after a long time or it may be that for them, someone has brought happy tidings.

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