A fire broke out in the Mumbai-Bengaluru Udyan Express, Train No.11301, two hours after its arrival at KSR Bengaluru Station, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – KSR Bengaluru Udyan Daily Express, according to railway officials. The incident occurred at around 7 am when the train was stationed at Sangolli Rayanna railway station in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported, and swift action was taken to address the situation.
Upon noticing smoke emanating from the AC coach of the train, station authorities promptly dispatched fire tenders to the scene. The response was quick and effective, leading to the immediate dousing of the fire. Officials from the South-Western Railway, under whose jurisdiction the incident took place, conveyed that the passengers had deboarded the train around two hours before the fire was noticed.
South-Western Railway shared in a statement, “Fire broke out in Udyan Express after it reached Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station. The incident happened two hours after passengers deboarded the train. No casualties or injuries. Fire engine and experts reached the spot and are assessing the situation.”
As the exact cause of the fire remains uncertain, a team of experts is currently assessing the situation to determine the root cause of the incident. The prompt response from the authorities and the effective containment of the fire ensured the safety of passengers and railway personnel.
This incident sheds light on the importance of rapid response measures and the need for constant vigilance to ensure the safety of passengers and railway operations. As the investigation into the exact cause continues, railway officials are focusing on identifying any potential vulnerabilities that could have contributed to the fire.
Sources By Agencies