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Four bogies of Barauni-Gwalior mail catch fire

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 14:56

Lucknow: Four bogies of Barauni-Gwalior mail caught fire late Tuesday evening when the train was stationed at Moth railway station near Jhansi, disrupting the train traffic on Jhansi-Kanpur route for about two hours.

The sleeper coach S-8 of the Gwalior-bound train caught fire at Moth station, around 320-kms from here, and soon it spread to three other bogies, PRO Jhansi Division Ravi Prakash said.

Three bogies were totally and one was partially damaged in the fire, he said.

No was injured in the incident, Prakash said.

The cause behind the fire was yet to be ascertained,he said adding, a probe has been ordered into the matter.

The passengers of the train were taken to Jhansi.

The four bogies were replaced and the journey was resumed after two hours, the official said.

Four fire brigades were reportedly pressed into service to douse the blaze.


First Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 14:56
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