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Train services resume on Dhaka-Chittagong routs after Comilla accident

COMILLA, Jan 13, 2018 (BSS) - The rail services on Dhaka-Chittagong routes have resumed six hours after a collision between a DEMU train and a truck at Panusua in Sadar upazila here.

The train services resumed around 3:30 pm after recovery operations were completed said Comilla Rail Station officials.

A relief train from Akhaura took part in the recovery efforts, they added.

Earlier, the rail communications between Dhaka and Chittagong was cut off at 9.30 am when a Comilla-bound train from Akhaura collided with a sand-laden truck in Sadar Upazila's Banashua area.

Following the collision, wheels of the DEMU train derailed off the rail track, but there were no casualties.