New Delhi: A major fire broke out on September 6 at platform number 8 of the New Delhi railway station.
According to reports, four fire tenders have rushed to the spot to bring it under control. Reports suggest that fire broke out in two bogies of Kerala Express.
“The fire broke out in the rear power car of the 12218 Chandigarh-Kochuvalli Express at around 1.40 pm,” Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar was quoted as saying by a news agency.
He further informed that the incident happened when the train was leaving from platform number eight.
The fire has been brought under control and all passengers have been evacuated safely. However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
Meanwhile, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in a tweet said the last power car of the Chandigarh-Kochuveli Express had caught fire.