26 fall ill due to suspected food poisoning on Tejas Express

Mumbai, Oct 15 (PTI) At least 26 people aboard the Mumbai-bound Tejas Express from Goa were today taken ill after consuming food served by the Railways’ catering wing, IRCTC, the Konkan Railways said.

The passengers were headed towards Mumbai. After consuming the food served by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on the Tejas Express, they complained of uneasiness, Konkan Railway Chairman and Managing Director Sanjay Gupta told PTI.

The train was stopped at the Chiplun station and all 26 people were admitted to the city’s Life Care hospital. Their condition is not serious, he said.

The Tejas Express, one of the premium trains of the Indian Railways, connects Mumbai and Karmali in Goa.

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