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Advance Eid train ticket sales start July 29

  • Published at 09:37 pm July 15th, 2019
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File photo: The massive queue in Kamalapur railway station made by people who are waiting to purchase their tickets to go home during Eid-ul-Fitr, May 22, 2019 Mehedi Hasan

50% of advance train tickets to be sold online

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets for Eid-ul-Adha holidays from July 29.

Aiming to provide hassle-free Eid journeys for holidaymakers, the Bangladesh Railway has also decided to sell 50% advance tickets online, similar to Eid-ul-Fitr.

Sale of tickets for intercity trains will continue till August 2, Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan told reporters at the Rail Bhaban in Dhaka yesterday.

The advance tickets will be sold at five different railway stations in Dhaka: Kamalapur, Airport, Tejgaon, Banani, and Fulbaria (Old Railway Bhaban), said the minister.

Advance return ticket sales will begin from August 6 till August 9.