Bangladesh Railway has decided to operate three special parcel trains for transporting food, perishable goods and daily essentials from different districts to Dhaka amid the countrywide shutdown.
The trains will begin operation on Dhaka-Chittagong, Dhaka-Dewanganj and Dhaka-Khulna routes from tomorrow.
The train on Dhaka-Chittagong route will leave Chittagong at 10 am and reach Dhaka at 8.30 pm. The train on Dhaka-Dewanganj route will leave Dewanganj at 7 pm and reach Dhaka at 3:15 pm. The two trains will run seven days a week.
The train on Dhaka-Khulna route will leave Khulna at 4:45 pm and reach Dhaka at 3:30 pm. It will be operated on Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays.