Train derailment snaps Ctg's rail link with Dhaka, Sylhet

Train derailment snaps Ctg’s rail link with Dhaka, Sylhet


Train Communications of Chittagong with Dhaka and Sylhet have been suspended as a bogie of a freight train derailed near Rasulpur rail station in Sadar upazila on Sunday morning.
Railway sources said a wagon of the Dhaka-bound container train from Chittagong veered off the tracks in the area around 9:30am, halting train services on Chittagong-Dhaka and Chittagong-Sylhet routes.Bangladesh Railway (BR) assistant engineer Irfanul Islam said two trains have left Laksam and Akhaura railway stations around 10am to remove the derailed train.The Dhaka-bound express train, “Subarna Express”, has been stranded at the Comilla rail station due to the accident.However, no casualties were reported. –UNB, Comilla


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