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  01 Aug 2022, 18:27

Dhaka-Bhanga rail service through Padma Bridge to open by June 2023: Sujan

GOPALGANJ, August 1, 2022 (BSS)- Railway Minister Md. Nurul Islam Sujan today
said the Ministry of Railways is working to start rail traffic from Dhaka to
Bhanga through Padma Bridge by June 2023.

The minister made the announcement while attending the auspicious opening
ceremony of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Rail Museum nationwide exhibition
at Gopalganj Railway Station this afternoon.

About Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Rail Museum nationwide exhibition, he
said, "It is our attempt to inform the future generations about Bangabandhu."

The exhibition will remain at Gopalganj Railway Station till August 5 and it
will move to another place and will be shown around the western region.

The "Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Rail Museum" started its journey on the
tracks today, to convey the ideals and struggles of the vibrant political
career of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the people of the country, he
said.

Sujan said the Ministry of Railways is working to start rail traffic from
Dhaka to Bhanga via Padma Bridge by June 2023.

He mentioned that 172-km new railway line is being constructed from Dhaka to
Jashore along with Padma Bridge.

The railway minister said that the construction of 102-km railway line from
Dohazari in Chittagong to Cox's Bazar is going on.

Gopalganj Deputy Commissioner Shahida Sultana presided over the ceremony
while Director General (DG) of Bangladesh Railway D N Majumdar, Additional DG
Manzoor Ul Alam Chowdhury, Gopalganj District Awami League General Secretary
Mahbub Ali Khan and Gopalganj Superintendent of Police Ayesha Siddika spoke
on the occasion.

Meanwhile, the minister along with the political leaders witnessed the
colorful political life of the Father of the Nation and various movement and
struggles with his family members through important photographs and video
documentation in the museum.

 

 

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