Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) is set to launch Eid special bus service on April 14 to ensure a smooth journey for homebound passengers on the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.
“BRTC will start Eid special bus service on April 14 and it will continue till April 23,” an official statement said.
The advance ticket selling already started on April 9 from concerned BRTC bus depots, it confirmed.
The release also said the advance bus tickets for different routes across the country will be sold from the city’s various BRTC bus depots including Mothijheel, Joarsahara, Kalyanpur, Gabtoli, Mohammadpur, Mirpur, Jatrabari, Gazipur, and Narayanganj bus depot at Chasara.
The advance bus tickets will be sold from Mothijheel BRTC depot for traveling to Khulna, Daudkandi, Damuddya, Khasherhat, Dinajpur, Rangpur, and Netrokona.
Dhaka to Rangpur, Panchagarh, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Khustia, Rajshahi, Naogaon, Netrokona, Ranishankail, Thakurgaon, and Dinajpur routes’ tickets will be sold from Kallyanpur bus depot.
Dhaka to Bhanga, Gopalganj, Barishal, Dasmina (Patuakhali), Aricha, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Aricha and Paturia and Jashore routes’ passengers can collect tickets from Gabtoli bus depot.
Dhaka-Paisarhat, Bishawroad-Patchdona, and Dhaka to Rangpur, Naogaon, Jaipurhat, Tangail, Mymensingh, and Bogura routes’ passengers will get tickets from Joarshahara bus depot.
Dhaka to Barishal, Rangpur, Khustia, Bogura, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Mymensingh, and Naogaon routes travelers can collect tickets from Mirpur bus depot.
Dhaka to Shariatpur, Faridpur, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Bogura, and Naogaon rotes’ tickets are available from Mohammadpur bus depot.
Bishawroad to Patchdona, Tangail, Netrokona, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, and Kurigram routes’ tickets are available from the Gazipur bus depot.
Even the passengers who will travel from Dhaka to Rangpur and Shariatpur route will get tickets from Jatrabari bus depot while Narayanganj bus depot will sell tickets for Dhaka-Goshairhat, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Nilpahmari, Naogaon, Bogura, Gaibandha, and Pabna routes.
The homebound passengers who will travel from Narshingdi to Madaripur, Charmuguria, and Rangpur routes have been asked to collect tickets from the Narshigdi bus depot.
To operate special bus services, a total of 60 buses will remain on standby at different city bus depots including Sayedabad bus terminal, Mirpur section-12 bus depot, Kallyanpur bus depot, Nabinagar, Mothijheel bus depot, Mohakhali bus terminal, Joarshahara bus depot, Mohammadpur bus depot, Gazipur Chowrasta, Hemayetpur bus stand, and Chandra bus stand.