Advance sale of bus tickets for Eid begins today

DHAKA, May 15, 2019 : 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 earlier.