Bangladesh Railway authorities are going to sell Eid advance train tickets at five spots in the capital and one in Gazipur for the first time this year to ensure hassle-free journey for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers.
The spots are Dhaka University, Fulbaria, Mirpur, Kamalapur Railway Station and Airport Railway Station in the capital, and Joydepur in Gazipur.The process of selling advance train tickets will begin on May 22 and continue to May 26.
Return tickets will be available from May 29 to June 2.
On information, sixty per cent tickets will be sold through newly launched apps, mobile SMS and online ticket booking.
Bangladesh Railway director general Kazi Rafiqul Alam said, “We will sell tickets of Dhaka to Sylhet and Dhaka to Kishorganj routes intercity trains at old Rail Bhaban in Fulbaria. Dhaka-Chittagong routes intercity train tickets will be available at Kamalapur Railway Station.”
He also said train tickets of Dhaka to Mymensingh, Dhaka to Jamalpur routes will be sold at Tejgoan Railway Station, Dhaka to Netrokona and Dhaka to Mohongonj routes at Banani Railway Station.
Besides, Dhaka to Chattogram and Dhaka to Noakhali routes’ train tickets will be sold in Airport Railway Station.