Trains to resume operation at half capacity from 15 July
Tickets to be available online from today
Staff Correspondent: The railway service will resume operation at half capacity from 15 July amid the surge in Covid-19 infection and deaths.
Confirming the news, Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon said the tickets will be available online from today.
“But all the ticket counters will remain closed”, reports Somoy Television.
The decision came when the country is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on 21 July.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh yesterday witnessed an overwhelming surge in daily infections of Covid-19 as 13,768 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours until 8am.
This was the first time that the country has reported over 13,000 single day infections, according to the Covid-19 bulletin issued by the Directorate General of Health Services.
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