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Eid journey: Advance sale of train tickets to begin April 7

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Published: 14:48, 22 March 2023  
Eid journey: Advance sale of train tickets to begin April 7

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Bangladesh Railway will begin sales of advance train tickets ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr on April 7 Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan said on Wednesday.

Nine pairs of special trains will be run on different routes to make this year’s Eid journey for the home-bound people easier, he said while addressing a press conference at the Rail Bhaban in Dhaka.

Advance train tickets for April, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 will be available on April 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 respectively while the authorities will begin the sales of return tickets from April 15, he said.

Of the nine pairs of special trains, Chattogram Eid Special 1 and 3 will run on the Chattogram-Chandpur-Chattogram route and Chandpur Edi special-2 and 4 and Dewanganj Eid Special-5 will run on the Chandpur-Chattogram-Chandpur route, Dewanganj Eid Special 5 and 6 will run on Dhaka-Dewanganj-Dhaka route, Mymensingh Eid Special-7 and Mymensingh Eid Special-8 will run on Chattogram-Mymensingh-Chattogram route, Eid special 9 and 10 will run on Sylhet-Chandpur-Sylhet route.

All the trains will be available four days before the Eid-ul-Fitr and five days after Eid.

Meanwhile, Sholakia Eid Special 11 and 12 will run on the Bhairab Bazar-Kishoreganj-Bhairab Bazar route and Sholakia Eid Special 13-14 will run on the Mymensingh-Kishoreganj-Mymensingh route on Eid day.