Sale of advance train ticket begins today
Published: 09:40 AM, 22 May 2019 Updated: 02:54 PM, 22 May 2019
The advance sale of train tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers will start on Wednesday and continue until May 26.
The sale began at 9:00 am and will continue until 5:00 pm. Each person will be able to buy a maximum of four tickets.
The advance tickets will be sold at five different spots other than Kamalapur Station. Moreover, this year 50% of the tickets will be sold on a mobile app.
The Eid is expected to fall on Jun 6, a date subject to moon sighting. Tickets for May 31 will be available on May 22, while for June 1 on May 23, for June 2 on May 24, for June 3 on May 25, and tickets for June 4 will be available on May 26.
Meanwhile, the sale of return tickets will begin on 29 May and continue till 2 June. The return tickets for June 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 will be available on May 29, 30, 31, and June 1 and 2 respectively.
Six pairs of special trains will run on different routes for Eid. The train will travel from Dhaka on different district routes, starting from June 2 and operating until June 4. The trains will return to Dhaka from different districts on dates - June 6 to June 12.