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Coach of Patalkot Exp catches fire near Morena station

A major tragedy was averted on Wednesday evening when the seating-cum-luggage rake coach of Patalkot Express (number-14624) caught fire between Morena and Dhaulpur railway stations.

"The information about the fire in the SLR coach was received about 5.40 pm when the train reached Sikroda, a station about 12 kilometers from Morena," said a railway official.

Assistant Station Master (ASM) of Morena G S Sengar said the train was immediately stopped and the coach was detached from the train to avoid the spread of fire to other coaches. Sengar informed that the traffic on this route was stopped immediately following the incident and steps are being taken to re-start the traffic.
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