12 special trains to be added ahead of Eid

Sun Online Desk

24th April, 2019 12:27:46 printer

12 special trains to be added ahead of Eid

Twelve special trains along-side 33 intercity trains will operate from Dhaka to other districts of the country to ease travels ahead of Eid, the Bangladesh Railway (BR) has announced.

Moreover, extra 138 passenger bogis will be added with the existing regular trains.

Advance train tickets for upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr for travelling from Dhaka will be available at six spots – five in the capital and one in Gazipur.

According to BR sources, selling of advance tickets for Eid will start from May 22 and to be continued till May 26. Selling of returning tickets after Eid holiday will be started on May 29 and to be continued till June 2, sources said.

The six spots are Dhaka University, Fulbaria, Mirpur, Kamalapur Railway Station, and Airport Railway Station in the capital, and Joydepur in Gazipur.

Besides, a new mobile app will be introduced on April 28 to sell train tickets from Kamalapur Railway Station. 50% tickets will be sold through the app while the rest from counters.