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Commercial train on Dhaka-Cox`s Bazar route begins

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 10:47, 1 December 2023  
Commercial train on Dhaka-Cox`s Bazar route begins

The much-expected commercial train services on the Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route will start operation from today (December 1).

Carrying 1,030 passengers, 'Cox's Bazar Express' will officially depart from the iconic railway station at 12:30 pm.

Golam Rabbani, station master of Cox's Bazar said that already all types of preparations for the journey have been completed.

He said that all the tickets have been sold online and offline. Now only tickets are available for 9 December. Cox's Bazar Express has 780 seats in 20 compartments. The train will travel with about 1000 passengers. If the demand increases, the number of compartments will also be increased.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially inaugurated the railway project at the newly constructed iconic station in Cox's Bazar on November 11. After the inauguration, the railway department completed all the necessary work, including scheduling of trains.