Dhaka to Chapainawabganj Banalata Express before Eid-ul-Azha
Published : 05 Jul 2019, 18:24
The journey of high speed train ‘Banalata Express’ on Rajshahi-Dhaka route will expand to Chapainawabganj before the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
Railway Minister Advocate Nurul Islam Sujon announced the new decision on Friday while speaking at a meeting of local Awami Leage after visiting Chapainawabganj Railway Station.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh's Development Journey is going on all over the country. As part of this, initiatives have been taken to introduce railways connectivity in the areas where absent the rail services including the Chapainawabganj-Sonamasjid port as per promise by the Prime Minister.
Nurul Islam Sujon said, “The work of the railway extension till Sonamasjid land port will be started very soon to fulfill the aspiration of the people of Chapainawabganj.”
Railway minister is visiting Jashore, Khulna, Bagerhat, Natore, Rajshahi, Panchagarh and Nilphamari districts from Wednesday (July 3) to Sunday (July 7).
Earlier in April 25, PM Sheikh Hasina inaugurated nonstop intercity train “Banalata Express” on Dhaka-Rajshahi route, aiming to boost rail connectivity with the northern district.
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