Kolkata: Panic gripped the passengers of Metro Railway in Kolkata on Thursday evening when smoke billowed out of a coach of a train at Mahatma Gandhi Road station.
The driver of the train stopped the train as soon as all the lights of third coach went off following a sound at about 9.02 pm, CPRO Pratyush Ghosh said.
The driver of Dum Dum-bound train found smoke coming out of the coach and he brought the train to the station from the tunnel, he said.
All the passengers were evacuated safely and the smoke was detected. The cause of smoke is being investigated, Ghosh said.
The train service resumed 19 minutes after at 9.21 pm, he said.