Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Accident halts train communications on Dhaka-Ctg route

Rail communications on Dhaka-Chattogram route remained cut off after a Dhaka-bound train hit a lorry at SKM Jute Mills level crossing in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram district on Tuesday night.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Chattogram Railway Station Mohammad Nazim Uddin said the accident occurred when the Dhaka-bound ‘Turna Nishitha’ train, which left Chattogram at night, collided head-on with the lorry.

Railway authorities are working to restore the train service on the route, he added.