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Tatanagar Express train catches fire in East Godavari
March 5, 2019
VIJAYAWADA: The Yesvantpur-Tatanagar Superfast Express, going from Bengaluru to Jamshedpur, caught fire early morning on Tuesday while passing through East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. No casualties were reported but the pantry car where the fire started was gutted completely.

The fire that started at 2 am was prevented from spreading by detaching the connecting bogies. The train was stopped as soon as the fire was reported to the staff. The overhead power supply was also switched off quickly.

Consequently, train services on the Vijayawada-Vizag sector came to a halt but was resumed later in the morning. Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Express, Yesvantapur-Howrah Duronto Express, Tirupati-Puri Express, Hyderabad- Visakhapatnam Godavari Express, Chennai Central-Puri Express, Secunderabad- Visakhapatnam Duronto Express, Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Visakha Express, South Central Railway said.

The train resumed its journey later in the day.

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