Advance bus ticket sale begins
12 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: The advance bus ticket sale has started in bus counters for homebound people ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.
Advance bus tickets for September 16 to till the previous day of Eid are made available in the counters from 7:00, said sources concerned.
Sources said that the people were seen to collect tickets peacefully standing in queue from early hours of the day. But huge crowd was seen in the counters of North and South Bengal-bound bus counters.
Tickets are being sold at ticket counters of Gabtali, Shyamoli, Kallyanpur, Kalabagan and Mazar road.
On the other hand, the duty staffs in ticket counters said that tickets has been sold at government-fixed rate.
Hanif Enterprise General Manager M Mosharraf Hossian told banglanews that tickets of September 22, 23 have been almost sold. Eid-goers are collecting other day’s tickets.
Regarding fare, he said the tickets are being sold at government-fixed prices. Centering the Eid, the price of tickets has not been increased.
On the other hand, Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will start selling advance Eid tickets from September 16.
Besides, Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on September 15 for homebound people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
The tickets for September 20 journey will be sold on September 15 and tickets for September 21 on September 16, tickets for September 22 on September 17, tickets for September 23 on September 18 and tickets for September 24 will be available at Dhaka and Chittagong stations on September 19.