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Dhaka’s rail link with Sylhet, Ctg, Noakhali restored after 14 hours

Published : Monday, 20 November, 2023 at 10:29 AM  Count : 327

Dhaka’s rail link with Sylhet, Ctg, Noakhali restored after 14 hours

Dhaka’s rail link with Sylhet, Ctg, Noakhali restored after 14 hours


Rail connectivity of Chattogram, Sylhet, Noakhali with Dhaka has been restored after a 14-hour suspension following the derailment of a freight train in Brahmanbaria, a key point on the routes.

The freight train that got derailed left Brahmanbaria for Dhaka at 10:30pm on Sunday, returning the train movement to normal. However, the container train has been instructed to go to Dhaka at a speed of 20 kilometers.
Earlier, a compartment of the Dhaka-bound freight train veered off the tracks at Outer College Para near Brahmanbaria Rail Station at 8:40 am.

Over 300 slipper clips were displaced due to the derailment, causing damage to the rail line over a length of about half a kilometer.

Brahmanbaria Railway Station Master Md Jasim Uddin said the rescue operation of the freight train was completed at 7:05 pm, after about 11 hours' work. However, train services resumed at 10.30 pm.

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