Freight train carriage derailed in Kishoreganj

A carriage wheel of a freight train derailed at the outer signal of Gachihata station in Kishoreganj. Inter-city Vijay Express from Chittagong to Jamalpur got stuck at Gachahata station and Inter-city Kishoreganj Express train from Kishoreganj to Dhaka got stuck at Kishoreganj railway station.

The incident took place at Gachihata signal point around 3:30 pm on Thursday (June 6). The reason for the derailment of the carriage or the damage was not immediately known in this incident.

Mizanur Rahman, station master at Kishoreganj railway station, told Jago News that a wagon of a toll van derailed at Gachihata signal point at around 3:30 pm. Vijay Express got stuck at Gachihata and Kishoreganj Express got stuck at Kishoreganj station.

He also said that the employees of the railway engineering department have started the rescue work. Train movement will be normal after bringing the wheels of the derailed carriage back on line.

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