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Cell, NID required for Train ticket

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 05:04 PM, 1 January 2019   Updated: 05:17 PM, 1 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

For the first time, Bangladesh Railway is going to introduce new additions in ticketing methods. To buy ticket for traveling, you have to provide name, mobile number and national identification card (NID) or birth date number now.

Bangladesh Railway's online ticket management firm ‘CNSBD’ sources disclosed this information on Tuesday.

To cancel the train ticket, customer have to input the name of the, mobile number, NID number, or birth-registration number, sources also informed.

As part of the pilot project, this system has been introduced on 15 percent of the Sonar Bangla Train. Bangladesh Railway wants to launch it on all trains within three months. Such initiatives are being taken to prevent black marketing of tickets.