Alexa PM to inaugurate ‘Benapole Express’ Wednesday

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PM to inaugurate ‘Benapole Express’ Wednesday

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:44 PM, 16 July 2019  

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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman came to Benapole on the railway from Kolkata, India in 1950. Then he came to visit Benapole in 1974. Therefore, considering the importance of this Benapole, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the non-stop train ‘Benapole Express’ on Benapole-Dhaka route on July 17 from Ganobhaban through video conference. 

According to railway sources, this train of 896 seats will leave from Benapole station everyday and stopped at Jashore, Ishwardi junction and Dhaka airport with a temporary break for passenger loading-unloading and will stop Kamalapur Railway Station for the last destination.  

Benapole Express No AC Suite Tk 485, AC Chair Tk 932, AC cabin Tk 1674 has been fixed. No further charges will be given by passengers. 

These modern coaches have been brought from Indonesia. The train has already been run on trial. People from the southwestern region can enjoy the convenience of this train for Eid-ul-Azha journey. The train will leave Benapole at 1:15 pm everyday.