Mymensingh- Chattogram train services resume after 8hrs

United News of Bangladesh . Mymensingh | Published: 14:35, Jan 16,2020 | Updated: 01:09, Jan 17,2020


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

Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police, said three compartments of Chattogram-bound Bijoy Express from Mymensingh veered off the racks at about 9:30pm near Gouripur rail station.

The accident halted train movement on the route.

Later, rail communications resumed at about 5:30am after a relief train from Mymensingh salvaged the derailed coaches, he said.

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