Dhaka, August 21: The railways authority to sell advance train tickets on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha from August 29. Tickets for September 7 will be sold on the day. The return tickets will be sold from September 5 to September 9.
The decision came up in a meeting chaired with Railways Minister Mujibul Haque held at Rail Bhaban on Sunday.
Tickets for September 8, 9, 10 and 11 will be available on August 30, 31 and September 1 and 2 respectively, the minister said after the meeting.
Each passenger can buy four tickets at a time.
Selling of tickets will begin from 8 am. A total of 220 locomotive will operate a total of 1146 passenger coaches on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, Mujibul Haque said.