Fire breaks out at Rajiv Chowk Metro station in Delhi, DMRC issues statement

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“The affected pantograph was immediately put out of service and the train continued its onward journey as usual after around 5 minutes of troubleshooting with the remaining pantographs of the train,” DMRC stated.

A minor hearth broke out in a metro prepare whereas it was standing at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in Delhi on Monday night. A video of the incident additionally went viral in which hearth is seen emanating from the highest of the prepare. The prepare was heading in direction of Vaishali round 6:21 pm at this time.

Regarding the incident Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) launched a statement and stated, “In reference to a viral video in which a minor fire is seen emanating from the roof of a train, this is to clarify that the incident pertains to a train at Rajiv Chowk station heading towards Vaishali around 6:21 pm today.”

“The extant incident was the case of pantograph flashing which occurs at times due to some external/foreign material getting stuck between OHE and pantograph and poses no safety threat or hazard to passengers. However, the exact cause will be further investigated in this case,” added the statement.

“The affected pantograph was immediately put out of service and the train continued its onward journey as usual after around 5 minutes of troubleshooting with the remaining pantographs of the train,” DMRC stated additional in the statement.

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