Train derailment halts Dhaka’s rail link with northern, southern districts

Published : 21 Jun 2019, 13:57

Sahos Desk

Rail communications of Dhaka with the country's northern and southern regions remain suspended this morning following derailment of an intercity train in Gazipur.

However, no casualties were reported.

Four wheels of a compartment of the Dhaka-bound Rangpur Express veered off the rail tracks in Salna area around 10:00am, said Subrata Das, a sub-inspector of Joydebpur Railway Police camp.

The rail service of Dhaka with Khulna, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions remains halted, SI Subrata said.

A relief train from Kamalapur Railway Station reached the spot to salvage the derailed train, he added.

Source: thedailystar

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