Fire Breaks Out in AC Coach of Sabarmati-Daulatpur Chowk Express in Jaipur: All 72 Passengers Safe

Fire Breaks Out in AC Coach of Sabarmati-Daulatpur Chowk Express in Jaipur: All 72 Passengers Safe

A fire broke out in the AC coach of a moving train in Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur on Friday morning. This incident of arson took place in the Sabarmati-Daulatpur Chowk Express train. 72 passengers are said to be travelling in the coach which caught fire. This accident happened after leaving Khatipura railway station. At the time of the accident, the train was passing near the CBI gate. During this time, the coach attendant and some passengers showed presence of mind and pressed the fire alarm button. After this, the train stopped immediately and everyone’s life was saved.

 

 

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The passengers were terrified, then the fire alarm rang and the pilot had to stop the train

 

According to the information, the train stopped when the fire alarm rang and the passengers were shifted to another coach. Railway employees controlled the fire with the help of passengers. After about an hour, the damaged coach was replaced and the train was sent off again. CPRO Shashi Kiran said, at around 5 am, Sabarmati-Daulatpur Chowk Express train was going from Khatipura to Jagatpura. A fire broke out in the AC coach of the moving train near the CBI gate. Within a short time, flames started rising and smoke spread in the coach. This frightened the passengers. The fire alarm rang immediately, due to which the pilot had to stop the train.

 

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The train goes to Sabarmati via Chandigarh and Jaipur

 

According to the information, 72 passengers travelling in the coach which caught fire were shifted to another coach. Railway employees controlled the fire with the help of passengers. The affected coach was separated and a new coach was attached. The train left again after about an hour. Investigation is being done to find out the cause of the fire. All passengers are safe. Sabarmati Daulatpur Chowk Express train departs from Daulatpur Chowk at 2:25 pm. It reaches Sabarmati at 2:55 pm the next day via Chandigarh and Jaipur.

 

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