The crowd gathered at the Bandra Terminus to catch a migrant special train going to Bihar's Purnia.
Scores of migrants, apart from those who had been authorised to travel in the train flooded the station. Videos from the scene show a sea of people at the Bandra terminus. In a video clip of Tuesday's incident that went viral on social media, a large number of migrants were seen carrying their luggage and running towards the gate of the Bandra Terminus.
The Western Railway and Mumbai Police had a harrowing time as hundreds of anxious migrants crowded outside the Bandra Terminus to catch a train home.