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Mango special train left C'nawabganj with 1,845 kg mangoes

Published : Tuesday, 11 June, 2024 at 4:27 PM  Count : 288

Mango special train left C'nawabganj with 1,845 kg mangoes

Mango special train left C'nawabganj with 1,845 kg mangoes

Mango special train was inaugurated on Monday afternoon with 1,845 kgs of mangoes for the fifth consecutive year.

Md Abdul Wadud, MP, inaugurated it by blowing whistle.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Chapainawabganj Sadar Mst Tasmina Khatun, Additional General Manager of West Railway Ahmed Hossain Masum, Chief Engineer Md Asadul Hoque, Manager of Rajshahi Divisional Railway Shah Sufi Nur Mohammad, Station Master of Chapainawabganj Railway Station Md Obaidullah, among others, were present.

According to the railway sources, starting from Rohonpur Rrailway Station at 4:00pm everyday it will take breaks at 15 stations including Chapainawabganj, Rajshahi, Abdulpur, Ishwardi, Poradah, Rajbari, Faridpur and Bhanga railway stations and reach Dhaka at 2:15am.

The train would run through Padma Bridge this year, the sources added.

The sources further added that the transport cost of per kg mango has been fixed at Tk 1.47 from Chapainawabganj, 1.43 from Rajshahi, 1.19 from Poradah, 1.07 from Rajbari, 1.01 from Faridpur and 0.98 from Bhanga stations.

Sacrificial animals would also be carried by this train at a low cost from June 12 till June 14 and the cost has been fixed at Tk 14,730 per wagon, the sources added.


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