A fire broke out in a coach of the Dehradun-Delhi Shatabdi Express on Saturday but all the passengers were safe, the Railways said.The incident took place near Kansrao Railway Station.
According to Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar the fire broke out in the C4 compartment of the Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express due to a short circuit near Kansro. All passengers were safely evacuated, no injuries reported.
The coach has been already detached from the train and the train has left for its destination. All passengers of the affected coach have been safely shifted to other coaches for onward journey.
Dehradun Shatabdi Express starts from New Delhi every day at 06:45 am and reaches the Dehradun at 12:50 pm. On return, the Dehradun Shatabdi Express leaves Dehradun every day at 04:55 pm and reaches the New Delhi at 10:50 pm.
The Dehradun Shatabdi Express runs from New Delhi and halts at Ghaziabad, Meerut City Junction, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Haridwar Junction to Dehradun.