Chaos in Inter-City Express over news of fire in a coach

  • | Monday | 20th November, 2023

Kanpur: Chaos prevailed in the 12180 Agra-Intercity Superfast Express over the news of fire in one of its coaches on Sunday. At that time the train was passing through Achalda railway station of Auraiya. When the train was stopped and checked, it was found that someone had operated the fire extinguisher pump in one of the AC coaches of the train.The incident took place around 9.30 am.On receiving information, the driver stopped the train at Achalda station.As soon as the information was received, a team of RPF personnel reached the spot and conducted an investigation in the AC coach where the chaos had prevailed over information of fire. During investigation, it came to fore that someone had used a fire cylinder kept in the coach. The train was dispatched for the onward journey at 9:42 am.Public relations officer (NCR) Amit Kumar Singh said that smoke spread in the coach due to the operation of a fire cylinder installed in the AC coach. The train was stopped at Achhalda station and thoroughly checked. No fire type of incident had occurred, Singh further said.We also published the following articles recentlyFire engulfs 4 coaches of train in Etawah, 8 injuredFour coaches of the Darbhanga-bound Humsafar express caught fire in Etawah district, injuring eight passengers. The fire started at 5:25pm and the train was halted after passengers in the affected coach waved for help. Passengers jumped out of the coach as soon as the train stopped. Firefighters arrived at 5:47pm and the injured were taken to the hospital. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Fortunately, there were no casualties.One coach of New Delhi-Darbhanga Express catches fire near UPs EtawahA fire broke out in one coach of the New Delhi-Darbhanga Special Express near Etawah in Uttar Pradesh. There have been no reported casualties. The station master noticed smoke and the train was stopped, with all passengers being evacuated. The affected coach has been detached from the train and fire tenders are at the scene.Darbhanga-bound express train catches fire in UPs Etawah, eight sustain injuriesFour coaches of the Humsafar Express caught fire in Etawah district, injuring eight passengers. The fire started in the S1 coach and caused smoke to fill the compartment. Passengers waved for help, and the train was halted. The injured passengers were taken to the district hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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