Business Standard

Fire breaks out in 2 coaches of Udyan Express in Bengaluru, no casualties

According to Railway officials, the train had arrived from Mumbai at 5.45 am and was stationed at platform three of the Bengaluru City Railway Station

Fire

There were no casualties as no passengers were inside the bogies (Representational)

Press Trust of India Bengaluru

Listen to This Article

A fire broke out in the two air-conditioned coaches of the stationary Udyan Express at the Bengaluru City Railway Station on Saturday morning.
However, there were no casualties as no passengers were inside the bogies.
According to Railway officials, the train had arrived from Mumbai at 5.45 am and was stationed at platform three of the Bengaluru City Railway Station.
"At 07.10 am smoke in B1 and B2 coaches was noticed. Immediately a message was given to the fire brigade. Fire brigade arrived by 7.35 am and extinguished the fire," the Chief Public Relation Officer of South Western Railway Anish Hegde said in a statement.
He said the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Other sources said fire-fighters broke the window of the coach to extinguish the fire.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Aug 19 2023 | 6:33 PM IST

Explore News