Special train service will be launched on the Gazipur-Tongi-Dhaka route from next Sunday to avert traffic congestion on road.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Rasel disclosed the matter on his face book page on Wednesday night.
According to his face book post, PM Sheikh Hasina has gifted us the BRT project to ease the traffic congestion from Gazipur to the airport, but slow progress of the project caused immense sufferings to the people and the sufferings increase to a great extent during monsoon.
He also wrote: "After talking to the Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan on Wednesday night, an initiative has been taken to operate special trains on Gazipur-Tongi-Dhaka route to ease sufferings of the commuters.
Zahid Ahsan Rasel thanked the railway minister for taking the initiative, saying, "All kinds of development initiative will be continued in future from my end."
BDST: 1526 HRS, JUN 17, 2021