Passengers deboard Sikandrabad-Agartala train after detecting smoke in AC coach

by IANS |

Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) As fears from the Balasore train tragedy still loom, passengers of the Sikandrabad-Agartala Express deboarded at the Berhampur railway station in Odisha on Tuesday after detecting smoke in an AC coach.

According to reports, smoke came out of the electric installations of the B5 AC coach.

Passengers immediately deboarded the train and demanded change of the coach.

The train is currently stranded at the Berhampur station.

"It is reported that a minor electrical issue happened in the coach No. B-5 of Train No. 07030 Secunderabad-Agartala Express near Berhampur station. The on-duty staff attended immediately and rectified the issue," East Coast Railway (ECoR) said in a statement.

In the June 2 tragedy, at least 278 people died and over 1,100 were injured after the Chennai-bound Coromandel Express, the Howrah bound SMVP-Howrah Superfast Express and a goods train were involved in a major accident near the Bahanaga Bazar railway station.

Latest News
CM Mamata Banerjee cancels Delhi visit today, suspense on NITI Aayog meet participation Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 03:06 PM
Thushara ruled out of Sri Lankaís T20Is against India; Madushanka named replacement Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 02:54 PM
Laura Delany to lead Ireland women for white-ball series vs SL Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 02:34 PM
India's medical devices industry to grow five-fold to $50 bn by 2030: DCGI Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:50 PM
Early cancer detection startup Navaux gets new funding Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:47 PM
Kerala priest found dead in church premises Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:43 PM
Iran's intelligence forces arrest 2 Islamic State ringleaders Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:38 PM
In a first, NASA sends 4K video to and from space via laser tech Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:22 PM
Armed groups taking toll on civilian life in Colombia: UN Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:10 PM
CBDT explains taxation of capital gains Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:48 AM
Trump calls Harris left lunatic at campaign rally Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:45 AM
Sensex trades lower on negative global cues Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:06 AM
Australia gear up for Test summer with Sheffield Shield showdown Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:04 AM
Wildfires rage across US; prompt evacuations, highway shutdown Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:03 AM
Over 4.25 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 26 days Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:00 AM