Rail communications between Dhaka and northern parts of the country resumed on Monday after eleven and a half hours of suspension following derailment of several bogies in Dhirashram area of Gazipur district.
A five-member committee has been formed to probe the incident. The committee has been asked to submit its report within seven days.
A number of trains got stranded due to the derailment.
Later, a relief train came to the spot and salvaged the train around 8 am on Monday, he said.