Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today (June 10) said trains will be operating on Dhaka-Bhanga route via the Padma Bridge by this September.
He said this while inaugurating the construction of 86-km stone railway line from Bhanga to Jashore at Bhanga Y junction point this afternoon.
The work of Padma Bridge Rail Link Project is progressing rapidly. Huge work is going on to build railway lines without stone at three points and with stone at one point to connect Dhaka to Padma Bridge.
Construction work of railway line with stone and railway line without stone is going on simultaneously.
The minister inspected the progress of the railway project and said that Dhaka-Mawa section will be inaugurated in September and that Dhaka-Bhanga train movement will start in September.
He said the construction work of the rail line from Dhaka to Jashore over the Padma Bridge will be completed by June next year.
BDST: 1655 HRS, JUNE 10, 2023