Panchagarh-Dhaka cargo train service inaugurated

21 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PANCHAGARH: Bangla-desh Railway (BR) launched special train service with air-conditioned luggage vans on Panchagarh-Dhaka route for transporting essentials like vegetables from Bir Muktijoddha Sirajul Islam Railway Station here on Monday.

The department has taken the initiative to launch these kinds of special trains to transport vegetables, foodgrains and other agro-commodity produced by local farmers amid lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic as per the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Panchagarh Sabina Yeasmin formally inaugurated the luggage train service on behalf of Railways Minister Advocate Nurul Islam Sujon, reports BSS.

Lalmonirhat Divisional Railway Manager Shah Sufi Nur Mohammed, Police Super Yousuf Ali, Zila Parishad Chairman Anwar Sadat Samrat, Sadar Upazila Chairman Amirul Islam were present, among others, on the occasion.