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A girl peeps out of an emergency window of a passenger train at a station in Ahmedabad February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A girl peeps out of an emergency window of a passenger train at a station in Ahmedabad February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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A worker cleans railway tracks at a station in Chennai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Babu

A worker cleans railway tracks at a station in Chennai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Babu

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A commuter walks inside at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A commuter walks inside at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Commuters hang onto a crowded local passenger train in Patna February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Krishna Murari Kishan

Commuters hang onto a crowded local passenger train in Patna February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Krishna Murari Kishan

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Commuters travel in a passenger train as milk containers hang on the windows in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Commuters travel in a passenger train as milk containers hang on the windows in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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A commuter peeps out of a passenger train window as the train approaches to a station in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A commuter peeps out of a passenger train window as the train approaches to a station in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Commuters try cross railway tracks as trains wait at a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters try cross railway tracks as trains wait at a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters wait on a crowded railway platform as a train enters a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Commuters cross railway tracks as trains wait at a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters cross railway tracks as trains wait at a suburban station in Mumbai February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Commuters stand on the door of a passenger train as milk containers hang on the windows in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Commuters stand on the door of a passenger train as milk containers hang on the windows in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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A vendor moves from one train to another at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor moves from one train to another at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Commuters walk past a vendor selling fruits at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Commuters walk past a vendor selling fruits at a railway station in Kolkata February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge (C) arrives at the parliament to unveil the interim railway budget in New Delhi February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge (C) arrives at the parliament to unveil the interim railway budget in New Delhi February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge poses after giving the final touches to the annual budget for the railway system in New Delhi February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge poses after giving the final touches to the annual budget for the railway system in New Delhi February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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