Indore: Rail route Board executive Anil Kumar Lahoti on Sunday mollified fears about fire security in Vande Bharat Express trains, saying that these semi-high velocity trains have “generally excellent” courses of action on this front.
He was conversing with columnists days after a burst emitted in the battery box of a mentor of the Vande Bharat train heading from Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal to New Delhi. The episode happened on July 17, in which no one was harmed.
“There are no worries with respect to the security of travelers in the Vande Bharat trains. There are additionally awesome courses of action for fire avoidance in these trains,” Mr Lahoti told correspondents here.
The fire that broke out in the Bhopal-Delhi Vande Bharat train was bound to the battery box as it were. As great security game plans were set up, the burst was stifled before it could spread, he said.
When gotten some information about the Indore-Bhopal Vande Bharat train to find a couple of takers, Lahoti said they were taking a survey of the issue and would track down an answer.
The ticket tolls of these trains are uniform the nation over, he said, adding that the seat inhabitance in them was more than 95%.
The Rail line Board executive was in Indore to go to a gathering met to survey the rail projects in and around Indore.