As the nation's much-awaited first metro rail is scheduled to start operation partially in the city (Uttara-Agargaon segment) on Wednesday, Mariam Afiza will emerge as the first metro train operator of the Mass Rapid Transit line-6, reports UNB.
Six women were appointed as metro rail operators among others and Dhaka Mass Transit Company has already completed their training.
"She received a two-month training at Bangladesh Railway Training Academy in Chattogram's Halishahar. She returned to Dhaka and completed another four months of training," said MAN Siddique, Managing Director of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL).
"Now she is taking technical and practical training at the metro rail depot in Uttara's Diabari. She received training round the year," he continued.