Train engine catches fire in WB, passengers safe

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011 - 20:45

Hooghly: The engine of a Howrah-bound
train on Monday caught fire as it entered Adishaptagram station in
West Bengal`s Hooghly district but no harm was caused to
passengers.

"The Malda-Howrah Intercity Express developed technical
problems when it reached Mogra station and flames were seen
coming out from the engine on its arrival at Adishaptagram
station at about 12.25 pm," Eastern Railway CPRO, Samir
Goswami said.

The fire was put out immediately by fire brigade and
railway staff, he said, adding that all the passengers were
safe.

Another engine took the train to Howrah station, while
the damaged one was towed away, Goswami said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 28, 2011 - 20:45

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