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Train ticket sale begins in full swing Wednesday

  • Published at 05:29 pm September 15th, 2020
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File photo: Passengers stood in queue to buy tickets at Kamalapur Railway Station Md Manik/Dhaka Tribune

Half tickets to be sold online, rest at stations

The Railways Ministry has decided to allow trains to carry passengers to their full capacity from Wednesday.

“A decision allowing sale of 100% train tickets maintaining health guidelines has been taken,” Sharif Alam, the ministry’s public relations officer, told UNB on Tuesday.

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Half of the tickets will be sold at the stations and the rest will be available online, he said.

The government initially shut passenger trains to contain the spread of coronavirus. It eventually allowed trains to run on condition that they follow health guidelines and carry 50% passengers.