For years together, Mumbai saw hordes of people arrive in the city by trains to chase their dreams and build a future. But now, just the reverse is visible, as thousands of migrant labourers leave the city in desperation, in whatever transport they can find. And if they fail to find transport, they are simply walking home to far-flung places like Lucknow and Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Sometimes, the journey ends with tragic consequences. A group of labourers who left in a tempo from Mumbai on Sunday evening, met with an accident just hours later, on the same highway they had stopped for a break.