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Mymensingh-Chittagong train services resume after 8hr

  • Published at 10:57 am January 16th, 2020
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Railway engineers seen trying to fix the derailed compartment Dhaka Tribune

Three compartments of Chittagong-bound 'Bijoy Express' from Mymensingh veered off the tracks near Gouripur rail station

Rail communication on the Mymensingh-Chittagong route have resumed after an eight-hour suspension following the derailment of three coaches at Gouripur rail station on Wednesday night.

Three compartments of Chittagong-bound "Bijoy Express" from Mymensingh veered off the tracks around 9:30pm on Wednesday, reports UNB.

The accident halted train movement on the route, Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police confirmed the news.

Rail services resumed around 5:30am on Thursday after a relief train from Mymensingh salvaged the derailed coaches, he said.