Bangladesh Railway Starts Advance Ticket Sale

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling advance tickets from November 18 with the arrangement of four special trains and a number of extra coaches to facilitate the journey of homebound passengers on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
The tickets sale will be between November 18 and November 22 for journeys between November 23 and November 27.
The four special trains will ply between Dhaka-Mymensingh, Dhaka-Dewanganj, Dhaka Cantonment -Shantahar and Joydevpur-Ishwardi.
“We’ve seating arrangement for 19000 passengers. We will carry at least more 10,000 as standing passengers during the five days prior to Eid,” Mohammad Miah Jahan, divisional commercial officer (DCO) told the FE.
“We’ve taken adequate arrangement to carry the passengers. At least 42 trains including 22 intercity trains will leave the capital each day from November 23,” Kamalapur Railway Station Manager told the FE.
The advance tickets will be available between 9:00am and 5:00pm. BR officials said weekly holidays for intercity city trains will remain suspended during the five days Eid journey. Each person will get only four tickets and tickets once sold will not be refunded, BR officials said.

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