Four coaches of Patna-Mokama MEMU passenger train gutted in fire, no injuries

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Four coaches of the Patna-Mokama MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) passenger train were gutted in a mid-night fire on Wednesday, East Central Railway spokesperson Rajesh Kumar said.

The coaches caught fire when the train was stationed in the yard.

“Patna-Mokama MEMU Passenger train reached Mokama on Tuesday night at 11 pm in Patna. It was stationed in the railway yard of Mokama Station. Suddenly, flames were spotted in two bogies at 1 am on Wednesday. An attempt was made to extinguish the fire, but it engulfed two more coaches,” the CPRO said.

Kumar said the fire has been brought under control and no one was injured.The fire has, however, not affected the railway operations.