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In photos: People crowd for advance train tickets

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Published: 12:58, 23 April 2022   Update: 13:07, 23 April 2022
In photos: People crowd for advance train tickets

Women had thier seperate queues to collect advance train ticket from Kamalapur Railway Station. Business Insider Photo

Homebound people crowd at Kamalapur Railway Station on Saturday to get their advance train tickets ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The tickets are available in five spots across the capital - Kamalapur, Airport, Cantonment, Tejgaon railway stations and Fulbaria in the capital.

People formed several queues in front of the ticket selling booths at Kamalapur Railway Station on Saturday. Business Insider Photo

On the first day, the tickets for April 27 are being sold, while half of the tickets will be sold in counters and remaining half will be sold online.

This man purchased an advance train ticket from Kamalapur on Saturday after standing for a long time in the queue since early morning. Business Insider Photo

Ticket sales began at 8.00am and will continue until 4.00pm. People can purchase the advance train tickets for celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr until May 1.

Finally, it was a success for her after standing a long queue at Kamalapur. Busines Insider Photo

The advance tickets of April 28, 29, 30 and May 1 will be available on April 24, 25, 26 and 27 respectively. Besides, return tickets for May 1, 2, 3, 4 will be available on May 5, 6, 7 and 8 respectively.

HUndreds of people gather at Kamalapur on Saturday to have their advance train tickets. Business Insider Photo

However, people have to collect tickets after showing their NID cards or birth registration certificate. Each passenger will be able to buy maximum four tickets and the tickets are not subject to return.