June 24, 2024, 12:48 pm

Special train leaves Chapainawabganj with 1,845kg of mangoes

  • Update Time : Tuesday, June 11, 2024
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A mango special train was inaugurated on Monday with 1,845kg of mangoes for the fifth consecutive year.

Md Abdul Wadud, MP, inaugurated it by blowing a whistle.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Chapainawabganj Sadar Mst Tasmina Khatun, Additional General Manager of West Railway Ahmed Hossain Masum, Chief Engineer Md Asadul Hoque, Manager of Rajshahi Divisional Railway Shah Sufi Nur Mohammad, Station Master of Chapainawabganj Railway Station Md Obaidullah, among others, were present during the inauguration.

According to the railway sources, starting from Rohonpur railway station at 4pm every day it will take breaks at 15 stations including Chapainawabganj, Rajshahi, Abdulpur, Ishurdi, Poradah, Rajbari, Faridpur and Bhanga railway stations and reach Dhaka at 2:15am.

The train would run through Padma Bridge this year, the sources added.

The sources further added that the transport cost per kg mango has been fixed at Tk1.47 from Chapainawabganj, Tk1.43 from Rajshahi, Tk1.19 from Poradah, Tk1.07 from Rajbari, Tk1.01 from Faridpur and 0.98 paisa from Bhanga stations.

Sacrificial animals would also be carried by this train at a low cost from Wednesday to Friday and the cost has been fixed at Tk14,730 per wagon, the sources added.



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