Sources at the BR said these special trains would run from November 25 and continue for quite some days after Eid-ul-Azha. However, no special train will run on the Eid day.
The BR will run the special trains in addition to the regular inter-city, mail and express trains.
The sources confirmed that the routes for the special trains are: Dhaka-Mymensingh, Dhaka-Dewanganj, Chittagong-Chandpur Special-1 and Chittagong-Chandpur Special-2, Chittagong-Comilla, Shantahar-Joydebpur Special-1 and Joydevpur-Shantahar Special-2.
The Dhaka-Mymensingh special train will leave the Kamlapur station at 9:10am and reach Mymensingh at 12:50pm. It will leave Mymensingh at 12:45pm and reach the capital at 4:10pm.
Besides, the Dhaka-Dewanganj special train will leave the capital at 8:40 am and reach Dewanganj at 2:10 pm. It will start from Dewanganj at 3:00pm and reach the capital at 10:20pm.
The Dhaka-Dewanganj special train will till December 12 excepting the Eid day.
The Chittagong-Chandpur Special-1 train will leave Chittagong at 1:30pm and reach Chandpur at 6:35pm, and it will start from Chandpur at 3:00am and reach the port city at 8:40am.
The Chittagong-Chandpur Special-2 train will start from the port city at 4:00pm and reach Chandpur at 9:25pm. It will leave Chandpur at 6:00am and reach the port city at 12:00noon.
However, it will not run on the Eid day but will run till December 2 from a day after the Eid day.
The Chittagong-Comilla Special Train will start from the port city at 11:00am and reach Comilla at 2:20 pm. It will start from Comilla at 2:40pm and reach the port city at 6:00pm. The train will run from tomorrow and continue till before the Eid day.
The Joydevpur-Shantahar Special-1 train will leave Joydevpur at 4:45pm and reach Shantahar at 10:50pm. It will start from Joydevpur at 7:00am and reach Shantahar at 1:30pm.
The Shantahar-Joydevpur Special-2 train will start from Shantahar at 8:00am and reach at Jodebpur at 2:20pm. It will start from Shantahar at 11:30pm and reach Joydevpur at 6:00am. The trains will not run on the Eid day.
The Joydevpur-Shantahar Special-1 train will run from December 1 to till December 5 and the Shantahar-Joydevpur Special-2 train will continue to run from November 30 to till December 4.