Oil fire blamed for Music City Star delays Tuesday afternoon

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Service on the Music City Star will go on as scheduled Wednesday morning after a small fire halted service Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority, the small oil fire broke out just after 4:30 p.m. when the train was near the Donelson station.

Crews spotted the issue and evacuated the train.

Passengers were taken to their finals destinations by a supplemental bus service.

A preliminary report shows the fire started when oil on the train’s wheel set overheated.

The train was taken out of service so crews can further inspect it.