An India News report said that there were nearly 300 passengers, including foreign tourists, in the Shatabdi Express.
The incident was brought to notice at Bobas railway station by gateman, Kaluram, said the report. the gateman noticed smoke coming out of the area near the wheels, as the train was crossing the station at around 11 am. As he suspected something wrong, Kaluram immediately informed the station master, says the report.
The train had already moved from Bobas station and it was stopped at Asalpur Jobner railway station. Engineers and others officials checked the parts and it was found that the half part of a wheel attached to its Generator Car Van was broken !
The damaged wheel was replaced at Asalpur Jobner railway station. The report added that the Railways has formed a panel to look into the incident and the alleged safety lapse.