The fires on all three trains started in the washrooms of the respective trains. In the first incident, the fire began in the general coach of the Deccan Queen at around 5:05pm. Soon after a similar fire was noticed in a coach of the Sahyadhri Express at 5:30pm. The third fire was noticed on the CST-Howrah express at 6:05pm.
Officials said the similarity in all three incidents point to sabotage as all of them started in the bathrooms of trains parked closeby on platforms 8, 9 and 15.
At the time of writing, senior CR officials had rushed to the spot and no injuries were reported.