Mymensingh : A new intercity train-Bijoy Express- was introduced on Mymensingh-Chittagong route last night to ease railway connectivity of this region with the port city.
The train will leave here for Chittagong at 8pm everyday and depart the port city for Mymensingh at 7:20am.
Railway Minister Mazibul Hoque inaugurated the train at Mymensingh Railway Station.
Addressing the occasion, the minister said the government has been working relentlessly to modernize the railway communication system so that the people could enjoy comfortable journey at a lower cost.
He said the railway ministry is implementing 45 projects for building a modern railway communication network in the country.
He expressed the hope that the railway communication of all district headquarters with Dhaka will be established by 2021.
Minister for Religious Affairs Principal Motiur Rahaman, local MP Fatema Zohura Rani and senior officials concerned were present on the occasion.