Derailment halts Dhaka-Ctg-Sylhet rail link
An intercity train derailed in Narsingdi this morning, cutting off the rail communication on Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes.
The engine and four compartments of Kishoreganj-bound Egaroshindur Express from Dhaka got derailed near Thanabari Railway Station in Raypura upazila of Narsingdi around 9:30am, Stationmaster Md Monir Hossain told The Daily Star.
The rail communications on Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes remain cut off since the accident, the stationmaster told the correspondent around 11:00am.
Further details could not be known immediately.