Bangladesh

Eid 2015 Train Tickets Sale Schedule by Bangladesh Railway – www.railway.gov.bd

Bangladesh Railway will start selling Eid 2015 Train Tickets in advanced from Thursday, 9th July, 2015 from Dhaka and Chittagong to other destinations around the country. In Bangladesh, Eid ul-Fitr 2015 will be celebrated on 18th or 19th of July, will be confirmed as per moon sighting. Before Eid, special trains will operate from 13th to 17th July, 2015.

Eid 2015 Train Tickets will be available at counters in Dhaka (Kamalapur), Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur and Lalmonirhat railway station from 9am to 5pm everyday.

Eid tickets sale will start on July 9 and end on July 13 to travel before Eid ul Fitr 2015. 13th July Eid Train tickets will be on sale on 9th July, also 14th July Eid train ticket will be available on 10th July, 15th July Eid Train Ticket will be available on 11th July, 16th July Eid train ticket can be found on 12th July and finally on 13th July, your last chance to get a eid train ticket to travel on 17th July, 2015.

Eid 2015 Train Tickets from Dhaka & Chittagong Ticket

Advanced Ticket Sale Date Actual Journey Date Time
  Thursday, 9 July, 2015    Monday, 13 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  Friday, 10 July, 2015    Tuesday, 14 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  Saturday, 11 July, 2015    Wednesday, 15 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  Sunday, 12 July, 2015    Thursday, 16 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  Monday, 13 July, 2015    Friday, 17 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm

 

To return back, you have to buy eid return tickets from 16th July to 20th July, except 18th July, the Eid day. Eid return tickets to Dhaka and Chittagong from other places in the country will be available from July 16 to 20 and trains will operate from 20th to 24th July after Eid. If you have plan to return on 20th July, buy tickets on 16th July. To travel back on 21st July, get your ticket on 17th July. If you want to return on 22nd or 23rd July, you can buy eid return train tickets on 19th July. Last day to buy Eid 2015 return ticket is  20th July to journey back on Friday, 24th July, 2015.

Eid 2015 Return Train Tickets to Dhaka & Chittagong

Advanced Ticket Sale Date Actual Journey Date Time
   Thursday, 16 July, 2015    Monday, 20 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
   Friday, 17 July, 2015    Tuesday, 21 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
   Sunday, 19 July, 2015    22 & 23 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
   Monday, 20 July, 2015    Friday, 24 July, 2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm

 

All rest-day for trains has been removed before Eid 2015. A person can buy maximum 4 (four) tickets at a time and these eid tickets are non-refundable. Eid train tickets will be also available online. Though, only 20% of total tickets will be on sale online.

Total 7 pair train will operate in this Eid ul Fitr 2015, whereas 5 pair will run around the country & rest 2 pair will run for Sholakia Eid Jamat. 169 train coach will be added for Eid special trains along with 25 train engines.

Eid ul-Fitr 2015 Special Trains Route & Date

Train Route Journey Date Return Date
Dewanganj Special Dhaka-Dewanganj-Dhaka 15-17 July 20-26 July
Chandpur Special-1 Chittagong-Chandpur-Chittagong 15-17 July 20-26 July
Chandpur Special-2 Chittagong-Chandpur-Chittagong 15-17 July 20-26 July
Parbatipur Special Parbatipur-Dhaka-Parbatipur 15-17 July 20-26 July
Khulna Special Khulna-Dhaka-Khulna 15-17 July 20-26 July
Sholakia Special-1 Vairob-Kishoreganj-Vairob Eid Day Eid Day
Sholakia Special-2 Mymensingh-Kishoregang-Mymensingh Eid Day Eid Day

As per Bangladesh Railway, each day 38,000 seats are available in Inter-city, Mail & Local trains from Dhaka to different destinations in Bangladesh. Additional 12,000 seats will sum up with Eid Special Trains everyday. So, around fifty thousand people can travel from Dhaka each day before Eid ul Fitr 2015.

Meanwhile, around 13,000 people can travel from Chittagong to different destinations in this Eid 2015.

There will be no Eid special train from Rajshahi to Dhaka in this Eid ul Fitr 2015, due to shortage of trains & manpower. But, additional coaches will be attached to overcome huge passenger load. A 92 seat coach will be added with Silk City, Padma, Dhumketu each.

Although, Khulna to Dhaka & Parbotipur to Dhaka route will get one pair Eid special train from 15th July to 16th July.

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3 Comments

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    I want to know how to confirm me Eid Advance ticket. I want to go from Dhaka to Jamalpur. can u help me what’s Mobile operators give ticket.

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