About : A railway platform
A railway platform is a raised place at a station along the railway line. This place, called platform, is used by the passengers to get into or get down from the train.
It is a busy place because the trains stop here and the passengers get down with their luggage Another group of passengers get into the train to go to their destinations. This platform is also used by the traders to collect and despatch their commodities. It is a noisy place because people of all ages and classes gather here. There are different types of shops that sell food, fruits, newspapers, books, toys, stationeries and other essentials. There are a large number of porters who vie with one another to carry luggage.
Sometimes one luggage is puled by two or three porters at different directions. Then the owner has to choose one porter and remove others. It is a good place for beggars to beg sitting in one place. There are also a lot of hawkers moving around in a railway station. It is a very crowdy place.