Train service between Dhaka and Khulna, Rajshahi resumes after 8 hrs

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.Rail communications of Dhaka with Khulna and Rajshahi were restored on Saturday night, nearly 8 hours after the derailment of a passenger train in Ishwardi upazila, reports UNB.

Railway officials said the engine and two wheels of a compartment of the Dhaka-bound 'Chitra Express' train from Khulna veered off the track at Ishwardi Muladali railway station around 1:15pm, halting train movement between Dhaka and Khulna, Rajshahi.

Later, a relief train from Ishwardi conducted the salvage operation, said Moiruzzaman, master of Muladali railway station, adding the rail communications resumed around 9:30pm.

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