Chattogram’s rail link with rest of the country was snapped this afternoon after a freight train derailed in Brahmanbaria’s Kasba upazila.
The derailment of one carriage and the engine took place near Imambari Railway Station, our local correspondent reports.
Akhaura Railway Junction Loco shed in-charge Md Delwar Hossain confirmed the matter to The Daily Star and said it was a freight train heading to Dhaka.
Traffic department of Akhaura Railway Junction sources said, a relief train from Akhaura rushed to the spot after receiving the news and began working to fix the situation.
"It might take 3 or 4 hours to recover the derailed bogies and resume train communication", added Delwar Hossain.