Engine of Ajmer-Puri Express catches fire, no casualty Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (PTI) The engine of Ajmer-PuriExpress on Thursday caught fire near Handapa railway stationin Odishas Angul district, railway officials said.
However, there was no report of any casualty, theofficial said.
The station manager of Handapa Station in the Angul-Sambalpur section of the East Coast Railway, detected thesmoke coming out of the engine of the 18422 Ajmer-PuriExpress.
The smoke was detected at about 1315 hours when trainwas approaching Handapa railway station. The station masterimmediately detained the train and the engine was detachedfrom the train, the official said adding that fire wasextinguished at about 1350 hours.
Another engine was used to run the train which leftHandapa station at about 1440 hours. The train was delayed byabout 90 minutes, the official said replying to a question.
The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained,the official said adding. PTI AAMRG RG