Advance sale of bus tickets for Eid begins today


DHAKA, May 15, 2019 (BSS) – The sale of advance bus tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr
holidaymakers from Dhaka to other districts started today.

“We have started to sell advance bus tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers
today from different bus counters including Gabtoli, Kamlapur, Arambagh and
Kalabagan counters. Mohakhali bus terminal will begin selling of ticket from
May 20,” said Bangladesh Road Transport Workers’ Federation (BRTWF) general
secretary Osman Ali.

“We have taken steps to strictly monitor the sale of bus tickets to check
both sales of tickets in black-marketing and charging of extra fare this
year,” he added.

In addition, the BRTWF leader said bus companies have been asked to hang
fare-charts based on distance at their respective ticket-counters.

“If anyone takes extra fare, action will be taken against them,” he added.

Bangladesh Railway will start selling of advance train tickets from May 22.

“The homebound passengers for the Eid-ul-Fitr celebration will be able to
procure their advance tickets for the train services from May 22, which will
continue till May 26,” Railways Secretary M Mofazzel Hossain told BSS