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Advance Eid-ul-Azha tickets go online from Jun 2

Advance Eid-ul-Azha tickets go online from Jun 2

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets from Jun 2 on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha. All tickets will be available online, said railways minister Md Zilul Hakim at a press conference held at his ministry on Tuesday (May 28). Tickets of all inter-city trains will be available online from Jun 2 ahead of Eid-ul-Azha which is expected to be celebrated on Jul 17 in Bangladesh, Zilul Hakim said after a meeting on the railway ministry's preparation to ensure safe journey of the travelers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, local media reported.

Tickets for Jun 12 will be sold on Jun 2 and tickets for Jun 13, l4, 15, and 16 will be sold on Jun 3, 4, 5 and 6 respectively.

The BR will start selling advance return tickets from Jun 10. On the first day, they will sell tickets for Jun 20. Return tickets for Jun 21, 22, 23 and 24 will be sold on Jun 11, 12, 13 and 14 respectively.

The sale of tickets for trains bound for the western zone will start at 8:00 a.m. while sale of tickets for east-bound trains will begin from 2:00 p.m.

A total of 33,500 tickets of intercity trains will be sold on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha. Besides, standing tickets of 25 percent of the total general class seats will be available at station counters.