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Dhaka-northern rail services resume after 12 hours

GreenWatch Desk Transportation 2022-05-28, 3:10pm

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Rail communications on northern routes from Dhaka resumed this morning after 12 hours of suspension while a passengers train derailed near Mouchak Rail Station in Kaliakoir upazila of the district last night.

Divisional Manager of Pakshi Railway Shahidul Islam said that two bogies of Dhaka-bound Panchagarh Express train veered off the tracks near Mouchak Rail Station around 10pm, halting the services, reports BSS.

The train communications on the route resumed from 9.45 am, he said.

"A four-member probe committee, headed by the departmental transport officer of the railway, has been formed to look into the cause of the accident. It (committee) has been asked to submit a report within three working days," Shahidul Islam added.