Rajshahi-Dhaka non-stop intercity train soon

6 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: A non-stop intercity train is likely to be running on Rajshahi-Dhaka route to meet up the long-cherished demands of people from mid of this month, reports BSS.

The 932 seated ultramodern and high speed train with 12 coaches including two air-conditioned chairs and seven non-air conditioned chairs is likely to run on the route without any stoppage between Dhaka and Rajshahi from April 14 next.

Shah Nawaj, Chief Operational Superintendent of West Zone of Bangladesh Railway, told BSS that the proposed train will be a new addition to the existing three trains – Silk City Express, Padma Express and Dhumketu Express on the route.

He said 50 high speed and modern coaches were imported from Indonesia to new trains on different routes in the Rajshahi-Dhaka one.