While the Rapid Pass is meant to eventually serve all forms of transportation services within Dhaka city, right now it can be used to ride the MRT-6 metro rail, and specific BRTC bus services.
Two of the most frequently asked questions since the Agargaon-Motijheel section of metro rail opened to the public are: why are trains on the new section running only from 7:00am to 12:00 noon, and when will the hours be extended to match those of the Uttara-Agargaon section
Metro rail operations on the Agargaon-Motijheel section opened to public today as the first train left Motijheel station at 7:30am
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the Agargaon-Motijheel section of the country's first metro rail
She also inaugurated construction work of MRT Line-5 (northern route)
It takes at least two or three hours for anyone who wants to travel from Uttara to Motijheel by bus, the most common mode of public transport in Dhaka city. It’s not merely a matter of time; individuals,
The government is moving forward with the mega plan to build a 140-kilometer metro rail network in Dhaka and its adjacent areas by 2030 to reduce traffic congestion and pollution, two major problems the city of 2 crore people is facing severely.
Several key areas of the capital are now under the metro rail coverage as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates its Agargaon-Motijheel section today.
It takes 17 minutes to travel from Uttara to Agargaon on the metro and it will take 14 minutes to get from Agargaon to Motijheel initially, meaning the full trip from Uttara to Motijheel will take around 31 minutes.