Brahmanbaria Railway Station to resume operations after 3 months
News Desk || risingbd.com
Brahmanbaria Railway Station, which remained suspended since March following mayhem carried out by supporters and activists of Hefajat-e-Islam, will resume its operations from tomorrow, Tuesday (June 15).
This was confirmed in a notice signed by Md Rezaul Haque, deputy director (Operations) of Traffic Transportation branch in Rail Bhaban, Dhaka. The notice to this end was issued yesterday.
According to the notice, five pairs of mail/express and commuter trains -- two lower and upper Surma Mail, two Mymensingh Express, two Karnafuli commuters and four Titas commuter trains, which run on Dhaka-Akhaura route -- will make stopovers on regular basis at the station from tomorrow.
A pair of Dhaka-Sylhet intercity Parabat Express will stop at the station from June 19.
Bangladesh Railway has degraded Brahmanbaria Railway Station from category “B” to “D” after the massive damage caused by the Hefajat mayhem, the notice said.
Considering the sufferings of the passengers, the authorities concerned have decided to resume the train service from the station, the notice added.