Panchagarh Express ushers new hope in northern region

26 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

PANCHAGARH: Panchagarh Express, country’s longest intercity train service, has ushered a new hope in the people of northern region to have an easy, fast and comfortable journey during their travel to capital city Dhaka, reports BSS.

It will take only about ten hours from Freedom Fighter Sirajul Islam Railway Station to Kamalapur in Dhaka, making the travel easy, comfortable and quick, local people hopes.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today flagged off the train service on 593 kilometer route through video conference from her Gonobhaban residence in the capital on Saturday.

The train will depart from Panchagarh at 12.15 pm everyday and would reach at Kamalapur Rail Station in Dhaka at 10.35 pm. The train will leave Dhaka at 12.10 am for Panchagarh and would arrive at Freedom Fighter Sirajul Islam Rail Station at 10.45 am.

On the way the train will make stop over in three stations- Thakurgaon, Dinajpur and Parbatipur, officials said.