Rail link with Khulna restored after 7 hrs
Train communications with Khulna was restored on Thursday morning after seven hours following the derailment of a freight train at the Singia railway station in the Bashundia area of Jashore Sadar upazila, UNB reports.
Sub-inspector (SI) Mizanur Rahman, in-charge of Jashore railway police station, confirmed the matter. He said two bogies of a Natore-bound freight train from Khulna veered off the tracks at around 4:00 am. It snapped the rail communication between Khulna and rest of the country.
A relief train rushed to the spot and conducted a salvage operation. Meanwhile, the Khulna-bound Chitra Express was stranded at the Jashore railway station for seven hours following the derailment.
Rail link with Khulna was resumed around 11:10 am after a rescue train removed the bogies from the tracks, the SI said.