Published: December 6, 2023, 02:38 PM
Beginning on January 1st of next year, Bangladesh Railway will operate a second intercity train along the Dhaka-Cox`s Bazar route.
The announcement was made on Wednesday during a press conferrence at Rail Bhaban by Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan.
"We will send a summary to the prime minister with several proposed names of the train and with the prime minister`s permission, we will launch a new train on the Dhaka-Cox`s Bazar route from January," he stated.
The minister added that starting on January 1, a commuter train would run along the Khulna-Jashore-Mongla route.
On December 1, Cox`s Bazar Express, the route`s inaugural train, began operations.