Dhaka, March 13 -- Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tickets online for Eid passengers on March 24 for trains scheduled for April 3 and will continue until March 30 to provide service to 33,500 passengers daily.

Like the previous year, each of the trains until April 09 will be sold 10 days before the scheduled journey.

Sardar Sahadat Ali announced the schedule during a press conference after joining as the new Director General in additional charge of ADG operation at Rail Bhaban on Wednesday.

Railway Minister Mohammad Zillul Hakim and Railway Secretary Mohammad Humayun Kabir attended the press conference.

The new DG said eight sets of special trains will be operated from April 5 until the day before Eid ul Fitr, and likewise,...