3 Eid special trains for BR west zone

25 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: West zone of Bangladesh Railway (BR) will operate three special trains on different routes for the convenience of passengers during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr festival, reports BSS.

Shah Newaz, chief commercial manager of the west zone, said apart from the existing services the three special trains will be operating for making the Eid holidaymakers’ journey easy and hassle free.

The Eid special trains will be running on the Lalmonirhat-Dhaka-Lalmonirhat, Khulna-Dhaka-Khulna and Ishwardi-Dhaka-Ishwardi routes.

Besides, around 15 coaches will be added to other Dhaka bound intercity trains during Eid festival starting from three days before the Eid and it will continue for the next eight days.

Syedpur Railway Workshop has repaired and renovated 40 coaches specially for carrying the Eid passengers.

For the sake of ensuring proper and safe journey for the holyday makers, all sorts of leaves of all the railway officers and staffs engaged in train operation have been cancelled.