According to Railway DSP Javed Anwar, the incident occurred near Mughalpura station.
Fire brigade personnel detached the engine from the Samjhauta Express, reported Geo News said.
The 312 passengers who were on board the train were safe and a substitute engine has been sent, Anwar said.
Islamabad: The engine of the India bound Samjhauta Express caught fire in Pakistan's Lahore district Monday, police said. There were no casualties.
First Published: Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:33