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Dhaka’s rail link with North, South-West resumes

Saturday, 7 January, 2017 | 03:21:59 pm

Train communication of Dhaka with north and south-western region of the country resumed on Saturday morning after six hours of disruption caused by engine derailment of a cargo train in Ullapara upazila of the district.

The train communication resumed around 9:30am after a salvage train rescued the derailed engine.

Railway's western zone deputy assistant engineer (way) Ashraf Uddin confirmed the news to risingbd.com.

He said the engine of the cargo train which was coming from Ishwardi Railway Station veered-off the track around 3:30am when it arrived at Ullapara Railway Station, causing the disruption of train communication of Dhaka with north and south-western region of the country.

The train communication becomes normal after a salvage train from Ishwardi Railway Station rescued the derailed engine, he added.

banglarkantho/07 January 2017/A.H Sina