Sale of tickets for intercity trains will continue till August 2.
Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said this at a press conference at the Rail Bhaban in Dhaka on Tuesday.
Advance tickets for intercity trains for travelling on August 7,8, 9, 10, and 11 would be sold on July 29, 30 and 31 and August 1 and 2 respectively, the minister said.
Aiming to provide hassle-free Eid journeys for holidaymakers, the Bangladesh Railway has also decided to sell 50% advance tickets online, similar to Eid-ul-Fitr.
The advance tickets will be sold at five different railway stations in Dhaka: Kamalapur, Airport, Tejgaon, Banani, and Fulbaria (Old Railway Bhaban), said the minister.
Advance return ticket sales will begin from August 6 till August 9.