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Bangladesh Railway (BR) resumed passenger train operations at full capacity this morning, three and a half months after it began services on a limited scale.
Eighty-four more trains -- mostly local and commuter -- are going to be added to the fleet between September 10 and 16, as Bangladesh Railway (BR) is trying to normalise service.
Bangladesh Railway has changed its previous decision that made carrying national identity card (NID) mandatory for passengers while traveling on trains, aiming to check ticket-scalping.
Bangladesh Railway has decided to resume operation of all intercity trains gradually between August 16 and 30.
Bangladesh Railway today signed a contract with a South Korean joint-venture firm to procure 150 meter-gauge passenger carriages to replace the old ones and increase the number of trains.
Bangladesh Railway (BR) will not increase the number of trains for now, rather it may reduce the number due to lack of passengers.
Train and launch services have resumed on a limited scale after being suspended more than two months back following the coronavirus outbreak.
All train tickets would be sold online to ensure health safety of passengers.
Bangladesh Railway will resume operations of intercity train services on a limited scale from May 31.
If the government decides to operate public transport on limited scale, then Bangladesh Railway will resume limited operations from May 31, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan says.