page no. 59 of 'Trains at a Glance', July 2002 to June 2003
The letter that brought 'relief' to
first introduced in 1891, gradually became part of the construction
of all coaches, saving passengers like Okhil Chandra Sen the ordeal
described in the letter below, addressed to the Shainganj Divisional
Office, West Bengal.
am arrive by passenger train at Ahmedpur station and my belly is too
much swelling by jackfruit. I am, therefore went to privy. Just I
doing the nuisance the guard making whistle blow for train to go off
and I am running with lota in one hand and dhoti in the next when I
am fall over and expose all my shockings to man and female women on
platform. I am got leaved at Ahmedpur station.
too much bad, if passenger go to make dung, the dam guard not wait
train five minutes for him. I am therefore pray your honour to make
big fine on that guard for public sake. Otherwise I am making big
report to papers.