All intercity train services to resume after Aug 15

Staff Correspondent
9 August 2020, Sun
Published: 09:26

All intercity train services to resume after Aug 15

The authorities of Bangladesh Railway has planned to restart all the intercity train services consecutively after 15 August.

The decision was taken in a meeting attended by railways minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan and Bangladesh Railway’s director-general Md Shamsuzzaman along with other high-ups.

An official, who was present at the meeting, told to media that the operations wing of the Bangladesh Railway had been asked to prepare a list of passenger trains that could resume services on the basis of demand and importance.

On the other hand, the government on May 31 opened offices, other establishments except educational institutions after 66 days due to coronavirus pandemic. Gradually, offices, business establishments, public transports, and flight operation have been resumed in the country. The authorities of railway also began operation of train services on a limited scale.