Nuapada: A fire broke out in Durg-Puri Express near Khariar Road Railway Station in Odisha’s Nuapada district on Thursday evening.
The fire broke out in the brake pads under the B3 coach of 18426 Durg-Puri Express.
The brake pads caught fire due to friction because of incomplete release of brakes after arrival of the train at Khariar Rd station at 10.07 pm, according to the ECoR sources.
The brakes were not released after alarm chain pulling (ACP). There was no fire inside the coach except the brake pads and no other damage was reported.
The fire was brought under control by Fire Services personnel and the train departed at 2300 hrs, the ECoR said.