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Derailment halts Mymensingh’s rail communications

  • Published at 01:04 pm September 17th, 2019
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A relief train has been working to salvage the derailed compartment

Rail communication to and from Mymensingh has been suspended, after a train compartment derailed Kewatkhali area.

“A compartment of Dewanganj-bound Teesta Express train veered off the tracks at Kewatkhali, 2 kilometres off Mymensingh Railway Station, around 11am,” said M Mosharraf Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mymensingh Railway Police Station, on Tuesday.

On information, a relief train from the Mymensingh Railway Station rushed in to salvage the derailed compartment, he said.