Hundreds of people have been desperately trying to buy a train ticket standing in long queues for hours when some are comfortably wangling it from black marketeers. Despite different measures taken by the authorities to stop irregularities, black marketeers are still active at Kamalapur railway station. They are offering home-bound people tickets at a rate ... Read more
Most of the advance train tickets sold out on Sunday at the Kamalapur railway station in the capital within four hours the authorities started selling the tickets for journey before and after the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Many passengers did not get tickets for destinations like Chittagong and Dinajpur and many of them blamed poor management for ... Read more
The Bangladesh Railway is going to start selling advance tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr today. Meanwhile, huge crowd was seen at the Kamalapur railway station in the capital on Saturday. Some bus operators will also start advance tickets sale within the next few days. Saidur Rahman, assistant director (operation) central control of Bangladesh Railway,
Most long-distance bus operators in the capital started selling advance Eid tickets on Friday but like previous Eid festivals they were charging extra from passengers. Passengers waiting in long queues alleged that bus operators took extra money from them. At Gabtoli bus terminal, counters of Shyamoli Transport, Hanif Enterprise and
Launch owners on Sunday said that they would provide better service to Eid time passengers without increasing fares and requested the government to stop extortions at ferry terminals. They gave the assurance at a meeting with shipping minister Shajahan Khan. Later, the minister told reporters that the deputy commissioners and the
Most of the long-distance bus operators will start selling advance tickets from August 3 ahead of Eid while booking of tickets at the airlines have neared end. Some other bus operators said they would soon announce when they would begin to sell advance tickets with Eid-ul-Fitr likely to fall on August 20.