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Intercity train services in Bangladesh to resume from May 31

Kamlapur railway station is seen empty during Dhaka following the authorities order to shut down amid concerns of coronavirus pandemic in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 30, 2020. Bangladesh has confirmed 48 cases, with 5 deaths due to coronavirus (COVID-19), According to IEDCR officials. (Photo by Mehedi Hasan/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Bangladesh, May 28 (UNB) - The government has decided to operate intercity trains from May 31 to June 15 through selling 50 percent ticket. Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan came up with information on Thursday. He said the decision to sell 50 percent ticket has been taken so that passengers can travel maintaining distance from each other. A meeting will ...

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India lockdown: First train carrying 1,000 migrants leaves from Telangana for Jharkhand

The train set off from Lingampally in Telangana for Hatia in Jharkhand Friday morning at 5 AM. (The Indian Express)

New Delhi, May 1 (TheIndianExpress) - After almost 40 days of lockdown, the first train carrying about 1,000 migrant labourers set off from Lingampally in Telangana for Hatia in Jharkhand at 5 am on Friday. Shrouded in secrecy, the move came after a meeting between Home and Railways ministries late Thursday. Other trains are also being planned, sources said. Although officially Railways is ...

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Classic train ride for tourism promotion

Pic by Ranjith Rajapakshe

Colombo, Feb 12 (Daily Mirror) - A steam locomotive, which left from Colombo Fort railway station on Sunday (09), reached Nanu-Oya railway station yesterday carrying 38 tourists from 12 countries. Railway authorities expect to use this one-of-a-kind train ride to promote tourism on the upcountry railway line.

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