Mitali Express: India-Bangladesh train service begins from June
The train will operate between New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal and Dhaka in Bangladesh
The rail connectivity between India and Bangladesh will get a major boost as the two countries will begin the third passenger train service next week on 1 June.
The train will operate between New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal and Dhaka in Bangladesh.
Mitali Express, the new train service will be flagged off virtually by the Railway Ministers of India and Bangladesh from Rail Bhawan in New Delhi on June 1.
Every Sunday and Wednesday the Mitali Express train will start its journey from New Jalpaiguri, India at 11:45 (IST). It will arrive in Dhaka Cantonment, Bangladesh, at 22:30 (BST).
Similarly, Mitali Express again departs from Dhaka Cantonment, Bangladesh at 21:50 (BST) every Monday and Thursday, and it arrives in New Jalpaiguri, India at 07:15 (IST)
Usually, Mitali Express does not stop everywhere. But it will be taken a break in two stations for a few minutes.
The first one is Haldibari Railway Station and the second one is Chilahati Railway Station.
The new Jalpaiguri – Dhaka Cantonment leg of this train will consist of four First Class AC (Seating only), four AC Chair cars and two luggage-cum-generator vans.
There are three types of seats available in Mitali Express. Such as, AC Birth, AC Seat, AC Chai
To travel in Mitali Express, passengers have to pay 15% vat along with 500 BDT travel tax with the ticket price.
The ticket price of AC Birth is 4905 BDT, AC Seat is 3805 BDT and AC Chair is 2705 BDT.
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