Posted on 26/03/2019 in 2019
No injuries in German high-speed train fire

510 passengers were evacuated safely after fire broke out in an ICE high-speed train from Cologne to Munich on 12th October 2018. A policeman in the train smelled smoke and pulled the emergency break alarm. There were no injuries from the fire The fire started in the second-to-last carriage, which was completely destroyed, and damaged another carriage. A technical fault in a transformer may have caused the fire. This incident shows the effectiveness of the demanding fire safety requirements for materials used in railways.

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