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Special trains for Ijtema devotees

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:40 AM, 10 January 2020  

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Bangladesh Railway (BR) will operate three-day special train services on several destinations for the devotees participating in the Biswa Ijtema that starts from Friday at Tongi.

Alongside, two juma special train services also will be operated on Dhaka- Tongi-Dhaka route on January 10 and January 17 (Friday), a railway ministry press release said on Thursday.

Special train schedule for January 11 and 18: 

Jamalpur-Tongi: Leave Jamalpur at 9:15 am and will reach Tongi at 2:15 pm. 

Jumma special train schedule for January 10 and 17: 

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 10:20 am and will reach Tongi at 11:20 pm.

Tongi-Dhaka: Leave Tongi at 2:50 pm and will reach Dhaka at 3:50 pm.

On the day of Akheri monajat on January 12 and 19, a total of five special train services in the name of “Special train-1, 2, 3, 4, and 5” will be operated from 'Dhaka-Tongi route' —

Special Train 1:

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 5:25 am and will reach Tongi at 6:15 am.

Special Train 2:

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 7:15 am and will reach Tongi at 8:10 am.

Special Train 3:

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 7:30 am and will reach Tongi at 8:30 am.

Special Train 4:

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 9:45 am and will reach Tongi at 10:45 am.

Special Train 5:

Dhaka-Tongi: Leave Dhaka at 10:25 am and will reach Tongi at 11:30 am.

On the other hand, four special train services “Special train-1, 2, 3 and 4” will be run on Tongi-Dhaka route from the morning on the day of Akheri monajat on January 12 and 19 -- 

Special Train 1:

Tongi-Dhaka: Leave Tongi at 12:40 pm and will reach Dhaka at 1:35 pm.

Special Train 2:

Tongi-Dhaka: Leave Tongi at 12:40 pm and will reach Dhaka at 1:35 pm.

Special Train 3:

Tongi-Dhaka: Leave Tongi at 2:15 pm and will reach Dhaka at 3:10 pm.

Special Train 4:

Tongi-Dhaka: Leave Tongi at 4:20 pm and will reach Dhaka at 5:20 pm.

Two train services will be operated on the Tongi-Mymensingh route while another train on the Tongi-Tangail route will be operated on the day of Akheri monajat.

Tongi-Mymensingh 1: Leave Tongi at 12:20 pm and will reach Mymensingh at 3:55 pm.

Tongi-Mymensingh 2: Leave Tongi at 12:40 pm and will reach Mymensingh at 4:55 pm.

Tongi-Tangail: Leave Tongi at 12:50 pm and will reach Tangail at 2:20 pm.

Meanwhile, for convenience of traveling by the devotees, all inter-city trains heading toward the capital will halt at the Tongi Station for two minutes starting from January 8 (afternoon) and it will continue till January 12(previous day of Akheri munajat), the release added.

The two phases of Ijtema will begin from January 10-12 and January 17-19.

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