Railways advance Eid-ticket selling from August 21

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will sell advance tickets from August 21 to 25 next to cope with the rush of homebound passengers ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.

The advance tickets will be available at Dhaka, Dhaka Airport, Chittagong and Sylhet stations, BR Additional Director
General Md. Shahjahan told.

Tickets for journeys on August 26 will be sold on August 21 and for August 27 on August 22, August 28′s on August 23, August 29′s on August 24 and August 30′s on August 25.

The BR will operate 7-pair special train on different routes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. This special train service will begin three days ahead of Eid and continue till five to seven days after the festival.

It will operate these special trains on Dhaka-Khulna, Dhaka- Parbatipur, Dhaka-Dewanganj, Chittagong-Comilla, Chittagong- Chandpur, Bhairab Bazar-Kishoreganj and Mymensingh-Kishoreganj routes.

To ensure smooth journey for passengers, the BR will add 107 additional coaches to the trains plying on different routes.

The BR authorities have decided to operate inter-city train service on holidays.

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