NEW DELHI, April 18 (UPI) -- A fire early Monday spread to three cars of a passenger train in India but all passengers were reported safe, rail officials said.
The fire occurred near Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh state as the Rajdhani express train, carrying about 900 passengers and crew, was traveling from Mumbai to New Delhi, the Press Trust of India reported.
"At around 2 a.m., three coaches, including the pantry [kitchen] car, caught fire between Bikramgarh Alot and Phuria stations in Kota division," spokesman Anil Saxena said.
Fire engines put out the blaze after the three cars were detached from the train, PTI said.
The fire was believed to have started in the pantry car but fire officials were investigating.