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Viral Video: Rule-abiding dog refuses to get off moving Mumbai Local

“Would you get off if the train stops?” is a common question on the Mumbai Suburban Railway, which is a culture shock for first-time travellers. Despite initial reluctance, the practice is catching on, and passengers are risking their lives and health by jumping off moving trains – a dog knows better.

A dog travelling in a local train in Mumbai waits for the train to stop before getting off. | Mani Nair

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A video circulating online shows a stray dog ​​in Mumbai refusing to get off a local train until it comes to a stop on the platform.
  • Despite being harassed by a man who is pushing the dog, the furry passenger waits until the train has come to a complete stop.
  • There are over 160,000 stray dogs in the city, some of which are accustomed to travelling on the Mumbai Suburban Railway routes.

“Would you get off if the train stopped?” is a frequently asked question on Mumbai S-Bahn, which is a culture shock for first-time travelers. Despite initial reluctance, the practice is gaining ground and commuters are risking their lives and limbs by jumping out of moving trains – a Dog knows better.

Recently, a video of a dog riding as a passenger went viral on social media because it was mistreated by a human. The dog seems to be used to the public transport system, as some Western Line Regulars who demonstrate good knowledge of physics.

But how did this happen? Well, a man who seemed to be bothered by the presence of the furry four-legged traveler was filmed trying to get him to get off.