Eid advance train tickets from July 1...

Eid advance train tickets from July 1

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:57 PM, 22 June 2022   Updated: 07:24 PM, 22 June 2022

Eid advance train tickets from July 1

Eid advance train tickets from July 1

Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has said that the Bangladesh Railway Authority has decided to sell advance train tickets from July 1 on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha. Simultaneous counter and online ticket sales will start at 8 am on July 1.

He said came up with the development at a press conference held at the conference room of Rail Bhaban on Wednesday afternoon.

As per the meeting decision, advance train tickets for July 5 will be sold on July 1. Similarly, tickets for July 6, 7, 8, and 9 will be sold on July 2, 3, 4, and 5, respectively.

On the other hand, return train tickets for July 11 will be sold on July 7. Similarly, tickets for July 12, and 13 will be sold on July 8 and 9 respectively while tickets for July 14 and 15 will be sold on July 11.

Passengers can buy tickets by showing photocopies of NID or birth certificates at the counter, he said. Advance ticket sales on the app and website will start at 8 am. Will be on sale at the counter from 8am to 4pm.
 
There will be one counter for women and persons with disabilities at each ticket sales center. Each intercity train will have reserved coaches for women and disabled passengers only.

He said that a passenger can buy a maximum of 4 tickets.

The minister further said that advance tickets will not be refunded. No tickets for the Eid special train will be available online. It must be collected from the counter.

Railway Ministry Secretary Md. Humayun Kabir, Director General Dhirendra Nath Majumder and others were present.

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