Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express train caught fire due to short circuit.
Shatabdi Express going from Delhi to Dehradun suddenly caught fire near Kansro station in Uttarakhand. The flames of C-4 bogie due to short-circuit were visible from a distance. According to the DGP of Uttarakhand, no passenger has been harmed in the accident.
02017 Up Shatabdi Express train going from Delhi to Dehradun caught fire near Kansro station near Haridwar. The fire took a terrible form in a while. High flames of fire started rising from the windows of the train’s C-5 bogie. According to railway officials, the accident occurred after 12 noon on the Raiwala and Kansro railway blocks. No casualties were reported in the accident.
Soon after receiving the information about the fire in the train, railway officials were alerted in a hurry. The fire brigade was informed. Fire brigade personnel managed to control the fire in the train after a lot of effort. According to the railway, after the accident, the bogie which was on fire was cut off from the train and the train was sent forward.
35 passengers were in the C-5 coach of the train, all were sent to another coach immediately after the fire.
Here, the guard of the train informed that all the passengers of the C-5 coach are safe. They were shifted to other bogies immediately after the fire. There were a total of 35 passengers in this coach, no one is reported to be harmed. After all the passengers have been seated in other bogies, the train has been left for further. Railway officials have started investigating the causes of short-circuit fire in high-profile trains like Shatabdi Express.