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Lalmonirhat-bound special train cancelled

  • Published at 01:12 pm August 11th, 2019
EID holidaymakers- Kamalapur Railway Station -Mahmud Hossain Opu
File photo: Hundreds of people gathered at Kamalapur Railway Station and Airport Railway Station early in the morning, but had to wait for hours as most of the trains were painfully delayed Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

On August 10, Bangladesh Railway rescheduled the departure time of at least six trains headed to the west zone of the country from Dhaka's Kamalapur railway station

Railway Secretary Md Mofazzal Hossain has said the Lalmoni special train has been cancelled due to schedule collapse.

He said this to reporters at around 11am on Sunday while addressing the ongoing schedule debacle of almost all trains headed to different destinations of the country from Dhaka ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

Apologizing to holidaymakers, the secretary said: "The Lalmonirhat-bound special train was scheduled to leave Kamalapur railway station at 9:15am. However, the train has been cancelled." 


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"Those who bought tickets for the train will get a refund from counter 5," he added. 

On August 10, Bangladesh Railway rescheduled the departure time of at least six trains headed to the west zone of the country from Dhaka's Kamalapur railway station.

According to the newly announced schedule, all trains leaving Dhaka for different parts of Bangladesh are late by at least one hour to 13 hours at most.