Derailment snaps Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, rest of the country
20 May 2023, 11:57 am | Updated: 02 June 2023, 09:09 pm
Train communication between Sylhet and Dhaka and rest of the country remained suspended since Saturday morning as a train derailed at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district.
Srimangal Railway Station Master Shakhawat Hossain, said the engine and two bogies of the Sylhet-bound ‘Udayan Express’ train from Chattogram veered off the tracks after hitting a tree that fell on the track due to storm while passing the Lawachara National Park around 5 am, halting train movement.
The authorities concerned are working to restore the rail connection.
The operation of Dhaka-bound inter-city ‘Kalni Express’ train remained suspended following the derailment, said Bhanugach Station Master Kabir Ahmed.
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