Patalkot Express at Bhandai Railway Station, Agra: There was a stir due to fire in (Patalkot Express). It is being told that the train was coming from Mathura towards Jhansi. Then due to unknown reasons two general bogies caught fire. As soon as the fire broke out, there was screams on the spot. Some passengers saved their lives by jumping from the window.
Let us tell you that the incident took place on Wednesday (25 October) afternoon. Where Patalkot Express caught fire near Bhandai station. As soon as the fire broke out, the work of stopping the train and deboarding all the passengers safely started. At the same time, the fire brigade team was called immediately. It is fortunate that there was no loss of life in the accident. However, there are reports of many passengers getting burnt. At present, the fire brigade team has brought the fire under control.
As soon as the information was received, railway officials also reached the spot. The cause of the fire has not been known yet. At the same time, traffic on the route has been disrupted due to fire in two bogies of the train. Railways has started clearing the route and investigating the accident. How did the accident happen?
According to the information received, the train reached Agra Cantt railway station and then left for Jhansi. After traveling a few kilometers, smoke and flames were seen coming out of the general bogie of the train. Due to which there was screaming among the passengers.
As soon as the news was received, the driver stopped the train and went and Gave information to the control room.
As soon as the train stopped, the passengers saved their lives by jumping from the bogie. By then two bogies were completely engulfed in flames. In such a situation, they were separated from other coaches of the train. Meanwhile, the fire brigade reached to control the fire. Everyone was evacuated safely in time. There is no news of any casualty. The videos that have surfaced of the fire are quite horrifying.
What did the Railways say?
Meanwhile, the news agency, quoting the Railways, wrote on X that smoke was reported in Patalkot Express train between Agra- Dholpur. Smoke was seen from the engine in the fourth coach, GS coach. After which the train was immediately stopped and the coach was separated. There has been no loss of life. The situation is under control