Navi Mumbai, Oct. 3 -- Hundreds of residents and commuters from Nerul are forced to cross the railway tracks to reach the other side of the town every day. The subway adjacent to the Seawoods railway station complex is waterlogged.

On its west side, the station complex houses a shopping mall. As the subway is waterlogged, residents of Nerul (East) reach the shopping mall by crossing the tracks. City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) built the subway around three years ago at a cost of Rs.30 lakh. But, residents cannot use it for almost half the year as it is filled with water and garbage.

Mahendra Shinde, 41, an activist from Nerul, said, "The subway is the only way for the pedestrians at Nerul to cross from east to west. Cid...