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
MoS IT bats for net neutrality amid TRAI's move to selectively ban OTTs Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:17 PM
Home to exiled Mughal princess, birthplace of the BCCI: Roshanara Club's many lives Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:12 PM
Karnataka CM felicitates gold medal-winning Indian blind women's cricket team Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:11 PM
Asian Games: India's success in shooting at Hangzhou charted inside a 'war room' in NCR Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:10 PM
Amazon Great Indian Festival starts Oct 8 with early access to Prime members Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:09 PM
RBI to maintain rates, real estate sector to be disappointed Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:08 PM
Australians with disabilities facing high rates of abuse, exploitation: report Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:07 PM
Death toll from Nagorno-Karabakh fuel depot blast rises to 170 Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:06 PM
ISKCON sends Rs 100 cr defamation notice to BJP MP Maneka Gandhi Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:05 PM
Kejriwal unveils 15-point winter action plan to combat air pollution Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 04:00 PM
India's resolute stand during Galwan stand-off made world take note of us: Army chief Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 03:27 PM
Fresh Raj Bhavan-Bengal Secretariat tussle over Guv's recommendations on VC appointment search panel Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 03:26 PM
Rajnath condoles loss of lives in Lucknow house collapse Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 03:05 PM
Japan's unemployment rate at 2.7% Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 03:04 PM
Delay in UP cabinet reshuffle puts question mark on fate of Rajbhar, Chauhan Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 02:57 PM