India-Bangladesh Mitali Express to be suspended for 9 days

Mitali Express


The Mitali Express train service between New Jalpaiguri, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, will probably be suspended for 9 days beginning on 6 July forward of Bakraeid celebrations.

According to Bangladesh Railways’ request, the companies will probably be discontinued in the interim.

It additionally said that common companies would resume as quickly because the neighboring nation’s Eid celebrations had been full.

The railway ministers of the 2 nations flagged off the train service between New Jalpaiguri and Dhaka Cantonment railway stations on 1 June.

According to a press announcement, passenger rail journey between India and Bangladesh resumed final month following a two-year hiatus attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Indian Railways has decided to cancel the services of 13132 (New Jalpaiguri-Dhaka) & 13131 (Dhaka-New Jalpaiguri) Mitali Express from 6 July to 14 July, 2022 due to celebration of Eid festival in Bangladesh,” the discharge issued by Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) mentioned.

“Bangladesh Railways has requested Indian Railways to cancel the trips of Mitali Express in view of Eid festival,” it added.



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