Railway resumes advance ticket sale Bangladesh Railway resumed sales of advance tickets a month later as the blockage restrictions imposed to combat the Covid infection were relaxed.
Advance tickets are on sale from Monday morning. According to a report on bdnews24.com, passengers lined up in separate lines at Kamalapur station to buy tickets for different routes.
Railway resumes advance ticket sale “I couldn’t get a ticket from the rail app. So I came here from Mariba this morning. But I haven’t reached the ticket counter yet. I need 4 tickets,” Chittagong told. Hasan Uddin, who needs to travel, said.
According to railroad officials, half of the intercity rail tickets are sold online and in the mobile app, and the rest can be purchased at the ticket counter.
Separate columns are arranged for women.
“I live in the Motizir colony. I want to travel to my city with my kids. I didn’t expect to buy it online so I came here to buy a ticket. Now , I have a ticket, “said Farida Actel on her way to Mymensingh.
Railroad police are telling everyone to follow hygiene regulations, especially to wear masks.
The queue was long to buy tickets for air-conditioned first class trolleys.
The train will start operating from Kamalapur Station on August 11, officials said. A total of 20 pairs of intercity trains, postal trains and commuter trains will be operated. Like other public transport, trains can only sell tickets up to capacity.
Rail services were closed on 1 July after the government imposed a strict blockade to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in Bangladesh. Adul Azhar’s restrictions have been relaxed and reopened for a week on July 15th. On July 2, trains were shut down again due to a strict blockade.
The 19-day major blockade will end on Tuesday.
Railway resumes advance ticket sale