Blog Entry# 4304054
Posted: Apr 29 2019 (00:27)
Last Response: Apr 29 2019 (08:47)
MANGALURU: Presence of mind of a woman passenger, travelling onboard the Hazrath Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Mangala Lakshadweep Superfast Express (Train 12618), averted a major fire mishap in an AC compartment. The incident happened near Kundapur Railway Station in the wee hours of Sunday.
According to Railway officials, a woman passenger who was getting ready to get down at Kundapur Railway Station noticed fire bellowing from AC compartment of the running train. However, apart from her, no one else noticed the fire since all were asleep. She immediately informed all the passengers as well as alerted railway officials. Passengers used Alarm Chain Pulling (ACP) to stop the train.