Fire Incident on Taj Express A Wake-Up Call for Railway Safety

A fire on the Taj Express near Delhi shows the need for better railway fire safety, preventive measures, and swift train.

On Monday, three Taj Express coaches caught fire near Delhi, severely damaging D3 and D4 and slightly damaging D2. Quick action by passengers and eight fire tenders ensured no injuries.

Delhi Fire Services got the alert at 4:24 p.m., dispatched eight fire tenders, and contained the fire by 5:43 p.m. Passengers were safely evacuated and transferred to other coaches, preventing further spread.

Preventive steps like regular maintenance, advanced fire detection, staff training, and passenger education reduce train fire risks and enhance railway safety.

Training railway staff on fire safety protocols and evacuation procedures ensures quick, effective responses. Educating passengers on emergency exits and firefighting equipment empowers them to act decisively during emergencies.

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