All local, mail, intercity train services suspended
Published : Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 at 10:26 AM Count : 255
All local, mail and intercity train services have been suspended from Tuesday to control spread of novel coronavirus.
Sharif Ahmed, public relation officer of the Ministry of Railways, confirmed the matter this morning.
Besides, Bangladesh Railway authorities have been stopped selling tickets from March 26, said railway director general Md Shamsuzzaman.
He said, "Coronavirus is slowly spreading in Bangladesh like other countries. We will suspend all train services very soon. All local trains movement will be remain stopped from today. The number of train passengers rise for March 26 as the government decleared general holidays from that day."