Train engine catches fire in Chattogram

Published: November 20, 2019 12:19:37 | Updated: November 20, 2019 16:53:54

Train movement on Chattogram-Dohazari route remained suspended for five hours after the engine of a train caught fire at Kanchanagar Saiadabad in Chandanaish upazila on Wednesday night.

Iqbal Hossain Chowdhury, Dohazari Station Master, said the engine of the passenger train caught fire while crossing the Kanchanagar Station at around 9:00pm.

The loco master stopped the train as soon as he noticed the fire.

Later, a firefighting unit went to the spot and extinguished the blaze, reports a news agency.

The train movement resumed around 2:00am on Wednesday after a relief train from Sholoshor Station came to the spot and salvaged the train.

No casualty was reported.

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