Alexa ‘Bangabandhu Express’ to run from victory day

‘Bangabandhu Express’ to run from victory day


Published: 12:08 1 December 2019  

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Bangladesh Railway (BR) will launch running of the Intercity Train on the Dhaka-Jamalpur-Dhaka route from December 16. The train was named 'Bangabandhu Express'. The train will start its journey from Dhaka to Jamalpur's Sarishabari via east Bangabandhu Bridge.

State Minister for Information Dr Murad Hasan confirmed the information, saying that the demand of the people of my constituency area Jamalpur's Sarishabari must be fulfilled on the victory month. 

Besides, a modern Sarishabari Railway Station is being constructed at a cost of about Tk 3 crore. The State Minister for Information also confirmed that the station, named after Advocate Matiur Rahman, will be upgraded to the second class. 

Earlier, Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan on October 2, while addressing the chief guest at a public rally organized by the Sarisabari Awami League, announced that two intercity trains on North Bengal route will be launched in December. 

At the rally, he also promised to upgrade the Sarisabari dilapidated railway station to Model Station, to build overbridge Construction and to upgrade Advocate Matiur Rahman Talukder Railway Station to the second class.