Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tickets from 8:00am tomorrow (May 24, 2022) for three trains to be operated between Bangladesh and India.
Railway services between Bangladesh and India are likely to be resumed from May 29 after the operation remained suspended for more than two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bangladesh Railway is increasing the number of train trips to neighbouring India from this month onward, according to the railways minister.
Bangladesh Railway has started working to increase the number of trips between Bangladesh and India.
At least two people have been killed and two others injured as Dhaka bound Maitree express train from Kolkata crashed into a sand-laden truck on an unattended level crossing in Gazipur.
Three people were killed as Dhaka-bound international passenger train Maitree Express rammed a mini-truck at an “unauthorised” level crossing in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj yesterday afternoon.
The Maitree Express grabs all the limelight for connecting Bangladesh and India via rail but a little-known train has been running between the two countries since 1902.
Authorities officially launches end to end customs and immigration service for the passengers of Maitree Express to make rail journey between Dhaka to Kolkata and return more comfortable and cutting down the duration of the trip.