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Fire breaks out in goods train wagon, 10 long-distance trains halted

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A fire broke out in two wagons of a goods train near in district of late on Thursday night, as a result of which at least 10 long-distance trains were halted, police said.

According to an official, the incident took place around 11 pm between Road and Vangaon Railway Stations.

The fire brigade, (RPF) and (GRP) were rushed to the spot, he said, adding the blaze was doused around 2 am on Friday.

The overhead electric wire melted due to the heat as a result of which at least 10 long-distance trains were halted, the said.

Work is on to remove the burnt wagons from the tracks and to repair the overhead wires. A probe is underway to ascertain the exact cause of the fire, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 07:50 IST
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