Fire beside Up CCR track

12 Feb 2019

Fire broke out beside UP CCR track & outside the railway jurisdiction at Baranagar station on the Sealdah – Dankuni section of Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division at 12.25 hrs today. Immediately power supply in the overhead wire was made off at 12.27 hrs on UP & Down CCR line and fire brigade was called to extinguished fire.
The fire brigade from Cossipore arrived at 12.40 hrs and the fire was brought under control by 13.03 hrs. Power supply on the overhead wire was resumed at 13.07 hrs and normal train movement on the Sealdah – Dankuni section started at 13.10 hrs accordingly. As a sequel to this incident, 6 EMU and 2 Mail/Express trains lost punctuality. (EOIC)