Falaknuma Express leaves for Secunderabad two hours after fire mishap
As many as 9 coaches including 3 affected by fire are still on track forcing cancellation of two other trains on same route, informed Ch Rakesh, the CPRO of SCR.
Bhubaneswar: Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express which caught fire between Bommaipally and Pagidipally in Telangana today afternoon reportedly left for Secunderabad two hours after the fire mishap.
Informing about the development, Ch Rakesh, the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of South Central Railway (SCR) said that fire on Falaknuma Express doused after two hours of operation following which the train left for Secunderabad with remaining 15 coaches.
However, as many as 9 coaches including 3 affected by fire are still on track forcing cancellation of two other trains on same route, he added.
It can me mentioned here that three coaches of Falaknuma Express – S4, S5, S6 – caught fire following an alleged short-circuit. The train stopped all of a sudden and the coaches, which caught fire, were detached from other coaches and all the passengers deboarded the train safely.
Later, the railway officials made transportation arrangement for the passengers to go to their respective destinations.