Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ” Sonar Bangla Express”, a direct inter-city train service, on the Dhaka-Chittagong route, today.
The train service was inaugurated at Kamalapur Railway Station at 11:30 a.m. local time.
The 16-coach train reportedly will reach its destination in five hours and forty minutes.
This is the second direct train service on the Dhaka-Chittagong route after another direct inter-city train “Suborno Express” which was launched on the route in 1998. (ANI)