Fire breaks out in Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express
29, Aug 2019, 1:37 PM IST
Asaoti (Haryana): A fire broke out in two coaches of the Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express at Asaoti railway station in Haryana today (August 29), Northern Railway officials said. All passengers are safe, they added.
The fire broke out in two coaches of the train at 7.43 am and both have been isolated, said Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar. The fire has been brought under control, he added.
"Train number 12723 - Hyderabad NDLS Telangana Express was stopped between Asaoti and Ballabgarh at 7:43 am due to heavy smoke and flames from wheels of the ninth coach from the rear end. The up and down movement has now been stopped in the affected section," Kumar said.