Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Friday witnessed long queues of holidaymakers as the sale of advance train tickets by Bangladesh Railway rolled on to third day.
Bangladesh Railway began its advance ticket sale on May 22, promising home-goers a hassle-free journey by train ahead of Eid.Thousands of people thronged ticket counters at the railway station -- with many waiting overnight -- to buy tickets, hoping to celebrate Eid with loved ones at home.
According to railway officials, the advance tickets for June 2 are being sold today.
Bangladesh Railway sold 25,591 tickets on the first day with advance tickets for 13 inter-city trains being sold at Kamalapur.
Apart from Kamalapur, tickets are being sold at four other places for the first time in an effort to alleviate the sufferings of holidaymakers.