The Railways has halted Friday's New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express at Dadri and pressed security agencies into action after a passenger claimed there were "5 bombs in the train", officials said.
"I want to inform that there are 5 bombs in a train rajdhani(12424) going from new delhi to kanpur central. Please take some action on this quickly. @RailMinIndia @PiyushGoyal @DelhiPolice @IRCTCofficial," tweeted Sanjeev Singh Gurjar, a passenger.
I want to inform that there are 5 bombs in a train rajdhani(12424) going from new delhi to kanpur central. Please take some action on this quickly.@RailMinIndia @PiyushGoyal @DelhiPolice @IRCTCofficial— Sanjeev Singh Gurjar (@sanjeevriyana1) February 28, 2020
Responding to the tweet, the Superintendent of Government Railway Police, Agra, wrote from its official handle, "Regarding the above information, all the senior officers have been made aware that the train is being stopped at the post GRP Dadri and is being checked with the joint efforts of RPF and GRP," it said in a tweet.
उक्त सूचना के संबंध में सभी वरिष्ठ अधिकारीगण को अवगत करा दिया गया है ट्रेन को चौकी जीआरपी दादरी पर रुकवा कर आरपीएफ व जीआरपी के संयुक्त प्रयास से चेक किया जा रहा है।— SP GRP AGRA (@spgrpagra) February 28, 2020
The 12424 DBRT Rajdhani runs between New Delhi and Dibrugarh Town railway stations. It begins its journey at 4.10 PM from Delhi and arrives at the destination at 7.00 am. Further details on this is awaited.