Truck-train collision halts Dhaka-Ctg train service
Published : Saturday, 13 January, 2018 at 11:45 AM Count : 204
The rail communications of Chittagong with Dhaka remained halted following a collision between a train and a truck at Palpara in Comilla Sadar upazila.
A sand-laden truck hit a Comilla-bound demu train at an unauthorised level-crossing, said Shafiqur Rahman, the station master of Comilla Railway Station.
Following the collision, the wheels of the train veered off the rail track, said the station master, reports UNB.
A Dhaka-bound 'Subarna Express' train, got stranded at Comilla Rail Station following the derailment.
A relief train from Akhaura was on its way to the spot to salvage the train, he added.