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This photo is of Kanpur Road in Lucknow. Three buses parked outside the Workshop of the Transport Department here burned to ashes on Thursday.
- Scania workshop case in Banthara area of Lucknow
- Fire brigade overcomes fire, reasons not known
Uttar Pradesh Transport Department i.e. Roadways suffered a major loss on Wednesday morning. A sudden fire broke out in three luxury buses parked at the Scania workshop located in the Banthara police station area here. The three buses were burnt and turned into structures. Reasons for the fire have not been revealed. Fire brigade reached the spot after receiving information, after which the fire has been controlled. The price of a bus is said to be more than one crore rupees.
Workshop is at some distance from petrol pump, big accident averted
There is a petrol pump at Daroga Kheda on National Highway-25 Kanpur Road in Banthara police station area. Uttar Pradesh Transport Workshop is at some distance from this. Three buses parked here suddenly caught fire on Thursday morning. The fire was so fierce that there was chaos around. On the information of the passers, Banthara police station reached the spot. In addition, the fire brigade was called. By the time the fire engine reached the spot, all three buses were burnt to ashes. If the fire had reached the petrol pump, a big accident could have happened.
Buses were standing in the workshop since September
According to the information, these three buses were ordered to run as contracts. In fact, the corporation management had ordered a Mumbai operator to operate 32 luxury buses. But later there was a dispute between the two about the profit, then the matter reached the court. The operator brought Lucknow to operate these buses in September. Since then these buses were parked in the workshop on Kanpur Road. There were some technical glitches. The price of a bus is said to be more than one crore rupees.