Passenger trains will close at lockdown

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2021-04-03 12:15:06 || Updated: 2021-04-03 12:15:06

The Ministry of Railways has decided to stop the movement of passenger trains during the lockdown. However, freight trains will run.

Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujon confirmed the matter on Saturday (April 3) afternoon.

He said passenger trains, like other modes of transport, would be closed at the lockdown. However, emergency freight trains will run. A notification in this regard will be issued by the Ministry of Public Administration in the evening.

Earlier in the day, Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said the government had decided to lock down the country for a week from Monday in the current situation in Corona.

However, the Ministry of Public Administration will give details in this regard by this evening. He also said that the industrial factories may continue to operate conditionally.

Sunbd/NJ

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