They live in appalling conditions, often dangerous ones as the trains move through very quickly close to there homes.
Having a shower It's a constant battle with dust and grime.
This beautiful little girl was delighted when I showed her this picture on the back of my camera.
The children learn very early in life to move as soon as they hear a train coming.
Quite large families live in these small houses, imagine doing all that washing by hand.
Happy curious children everywhere with mum looking so proud of her boys.
Hard work for the ladies cooking for a large family.
Health and safety does not seem to exist, people hanging out of train doors.
The Bengal region of Kolkata worships "Khali" many houses had shrines in front of them.
The residents of Chetla are one big family irrespective of religion or gender.
The people against all the odd's looked very colourful dressed in saris, I would love to go back to give them some photo prints.