by Staff Correspondent,
The state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) has decided to begin special bus service on April 14 to ensure smooth journey of the homebound passengers during the Eid-al-Fitr vacation.
The service will run up to April 23, according to a press release of the state-run transport body.
The selling of tickets started advance from April 9, it said adding tickets for different routes across the country will be sold from city’s various BRTC bus depots including Mothijheel, Joarsahara, Kalyanpur, Gabtoli, Mohammadpur, Mirpur, Jatrabari, Gazipur and Narayanganj bus depot at Chasara.
The advance bus tickets will be sold from Mothijheel BRTC depot for traveling to Khulna, Daudkandi, Damuddya, Khasherhat, Dinajpur, Rangpur and Netrokona, said the release.
Dhaka to Bhang, Rangpur, Panchagarh, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Khustia, Rajshahi, Naogaon, Netrokona, Ranishankail, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur routes’ tickets will be sold from Kallyanpur bus depot, according to a report by the state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
Tickets for Dhaka to Bhanga, Gopalganj, Barishal, Dasmina (Patuakhali), Aricha, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Aricha and Paturia and Jashore routes’ passengers can be collected from Gabtoli bus depot.
Dhaka-Paisarhat, Bishawroad-Patchdona and Dhaka to Rangpur, Naogaon, Jaipurhat, Tangail, Mymensingh and Bogura routes’ passengers will get tickets from Joarshahara bus depot.
Dhaka to Barishal, Rangpur, Khustia, Bogura, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Mymensingh and Naogaon routes’ travelers can collect tickets from Mirpur bus depot.
Dhaka to Shariatpur, Faridpur, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Bogura and Naogaon rotes’ tickets are available from Mohammadpur bus depot.
Bishawroad to Patchdona, Tangail, Netrokona, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon and Kurigram routes’ tickets are available from Gazipur bus depot, the agency said.
Even the passengers who will travel from Dhaka to Rangpur and Shariatpur route will get ticket from Jatrabari bus depot while Narayanganj bus depot will sell tickets for Dhaka-Goshairhat, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Nilpahmari, Naogaon, Bogura, Gaibandha and Pabna routes.
The homebound passengers who will travel from Narshingdi to Madaripur, Charmuguria and Rangpur routes have been asked to collect tickets from Narshigdi bus depot.
To operate special bus services, a total of 60 buses will remain standby at different city bus depots including Sayedabad bus terminal, Mirpur section-12 bus depot, Kallyanpur bus depot, Nabinagar, Mothijheel bus depot, Mohakhali bus terminal, Joarshahara bus depot, Mohammadpur bus depot, Gazipur chowrasta, Hemayetpur bus stand and Chandra bus station.