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Advance train tickets sale from Mar 24

Advance train tickets sale from Mar 24

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets from Mar 24 ahead of the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr. BR's acting director general Sardar Shahadat Ali disclosed the information in a press conference in the city's Rail Bhaban on Wednesday (Mar 13). He said passengers will be able to purchase the tickets of Apr 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 on Mar 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 respectively. Return train tickets sale for Apr 13 will start from Apr 3, he added.

To ensure a hassle-free service for the passengers in the holy month of Ramadan, cent percent railway tickets will be available online, he said.

Meanwhile, Railways Minister Md Zillul Hakim said that eight pairs of special trains will run to facilitate the travel of homebound passengers ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. The minister said this at a press briefing in the meeting room of the Rail Bhaban here, a press release said. Hakim said that from Mar 24, tickets for intercity trains will be sold in advance. In that case, tickets of ten days before the journey will be available, he added.

In order to make the journey smooth, tickets for all inter-city trains running in the western region will be issued from 8 a.m. onwards and tickets for all inter-city trains running in the eastern region will be issued from 2 p.m. onwards.