Bhopal, July 17 A fire broke out on a Bhopal-Delhi Vande Bharat train, but fortunately, all passengers are reported to be safe.
The incident occurred earlier today, causing some panic among the passengers, but prompt action by the authorities ensured their safety.
The fire was promptly brought under control by the train staff and the local fire department. Emergency protocols were followed, and passengers were evacuated safely from the affected train compartments. There were no reports of any injuries or casualties among the passengers.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, and an investigation will be conducted to ascertain the circumstances that led to the incident. The railway authorities are closely monitoring the situation and will take appropriate measures to prevent such incidents in the future.
Passenger safety is of utmost importance, and the quick response by the train staff and emergency services played a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of all passengers. Efforts will be made to minimize any inconvenience caused to the affected passengers and to resume normal train operations at the earliest.
How many accidents are there in Vande Bharat?
Four major accidents in one month of operation of Vande Bharat Express, previously known as Train 18, is a semi-high-speed, electric multiple-unit train operated by the Indian Railways on 4 routes as of October 2022. Vande Bharat Express, the semi-high-speed passenger train, has recorded four major accidents in just one month of its operation this year.
In April 2023, Vande Bharat Express got into another incident after hitting a cow and eventually killing a man relieving himself on the tracks.