Train engine catches fire in Chattogram


20th November, 2019 12:11:17 printer

Train engine catches fire in Chattogram

Train movement on Chattogram-Dohazari route remained suspended for five hours after the engine of a train caught fire at Kanchanagar Saiadabad of Chandanish upazila in Chattogram on Wednesday night.

Iqbal Hossain Chowdhury, Dohazari Station Master, said the engine of the passenger train caught fire while crossing the Kanchanagar Station around 9pm.

The loco master stopped the train as soon as he noticed the fire.

Later, a firefighting unit went to the spot and extinguished the blaze.

The train movement resumed around 2am on Wednesday after a relief train from Sholoshor Station came to the spot and salvaged the train.

No casualty was reported.