A fire broke out in the coach of the Bangalore-Howrah Express train on Sunday.
The incident came to the fore when the train manager noticed smoke coming out from one of the coaches at about 12:50 in the afternoon.
Andhra Pradesh | Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal-Howrah Duronto Express while approaching Kuppam Station, Chittoor Dist (Bengaluru Division/SWR) suffered brake binding and smoke due to friction of the brake block in a coach: Indian Railways— ANI (@ANI) November 27, 2022
As per standard procedure, the train was stopped at Kuppam station in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district to check for any accidents. Upon checking it was found that there has been brake binding and smoke had come due to friction of the brake block in coach SE LWSCN 193669 S9.
Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh | Local police rushed to rescue passengers after a fire broke out in a bogie of the Bangalore - Howrah express train. No casualties have yet been reported. Fire is being doused. Further details awaited pic.twitter.com/gO4XVFxSod— ANI (@ANI) November 27, 2022
The passengers were made to deboard following the incident. The fire is being doused. No casualties have been reported so far.
Further details awaited.
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