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Minister: No additional train for Eid-ul-Azha

  • Published at 10:29 pm July 18th, 2020
airport railway station going home eid train
File photo of crowds of homegoers at the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka August 20, 2018 Syed Zakir Hossain

The minister inspected the platform renovation work of the Airport Railway Station and the construction work of the boundary of the station

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has said the railway authorities will not increase the number of trains during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.

The minister said this while visiting several railway projects under Gazipur area on Saturday.

He said currently 17 pairs of passenger trains are running following necessary health guidelines and directives of the authorities concerned.

The minister also inspected the platform renovation work of the Airport Railway Station and the construction work of the boundary of the station.

Talking to reporters there, the minister said there would be a double line from Joydebpur to Ishwardi and Jamalpur.

Besides, work is underway on the 4th line from Dhaka to Tongi and double line from Tongi to Joydebpur.

The same passenger trains will run during the Eid-ul-Azha this year, he added.

The minister said fencing projects were underway at stations so that no one can enter without tickets.

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