Batala (Punjab): The engine of the Tata-Muri Express on Wednesday caught fire after an electrical short circuit here.

At around 9-50 a.m. when the Tata-Muri Express reached Batala station from Amritsar, the driver of the train noticed some smoke from the ignition point which spread to the entire engine, sources in the railway said.

The fire was soon extinguished, they said.