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Mango Train on Chapainawabganj-Dhaka route launched

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 20:58, 8 June 2023  
Mango Train on Chapainawabganj-Dhaka route launched

A ‘mango special train’ has been launched to transport mangoes from Chapainawabganj to Dhaka at low cost.

Carrying 13,815 kilograms of mango, the train left Chapainawabganj for Dhaka on Thursday (June 8).

Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan inaugurated the train service at Chapainawabganj rail station.

Railway Minister said that Chapainawabganj is known for mangoes in the country. A huge amount of mango is damaged during transportation. Traders face loss. The Mango Train has been introduced so that people can eat mangoes at a lower cost.

The cargo train will carry maximum mangoes in eight or nine wagons every day. So, farmers and traders can transport goods at their will. It will cost Taka 1.17 to carry a kilogram of mango to Dhaka from Rajshahi and Taka 1.30 from Chapainawabganj to Dhaka.

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