BR to sell advance Eid-ul-Azha tickets online from June 2

Publish: 8:15 PM, May 28, 2024 | Update: 8:15 PM, May 28, 2024

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling advance train tickets from June 2 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

All tickets will be available online, said railways minister Md Zilul Hakim at a press conference held at his ministry today.

“Tickets of all inter-city trains will be available online from June 2 ahead of Eid-ul-Azha which is expected to be celebrated on July 17 in Bangladesh,” Zilul Hakim said after a meeting on the railway ministry’s preparation to ensure safe journey of the travelers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

Tickets for June 12 will be sold on June 2 and tickets for June 13, l4, 15, and 16 will be sold on June 3, 4, 5 and 6 respectively.

The BR will start selling advance return tickets from June 10. On the first day, they will sell tickets for June 20. Return tickets for June 21, 22, 23 and 24 will be sold on June 11, 12, 13 and 14 respectively.

The sale of tickets for trains bound for the western zone will start at 8:00am while sale of tickets for east-bound trains will begin from 2:00pm.

A total of 33,500 tickets of intercity trains will be sold on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha. Besides, standing tickets of 25 percent of the total general class seats will be available at station counters.

Railways ministry secretary Dr Md Humayun Kabir, BR director general Sardar Sahadat Ali and additional director general (infrastructure) Md Arifuzzaman were present, among others, at the press conference.