Balasore: Panic gripped the passengers after a fire broke out at generator room of Rajdhani Express near Khantapada Railway Station in Balasore district on Saturday.
According to sources, the express train was en route to Bhubaneswar from New Delhi when a fire ensued from the generator room of the train this afternoon. As soon as the Railways spotted the blaze, the driver of the train separated the generator room from the train.
Three fire tenders were pressed into the service to douse the flames.
While the exact cause of the mishap is yet to be ascertained, an electric short circuit might have caused the fire. Reportedly, efforts are underway to douse the blaze.