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‘PM to open Metro rail’s Agargaon-Motijheel route in Oct’

Saturday, 08 July 2023 | 4:17 am | 325 times

‘PM to open Metro rail’s Agargaon-Motijheel route in Oct’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Agargaon-Motijheel section in the last phase of October month.

The minister said this while addressing a press briefing after inaugurating the test run of metro rail from Agargaon to Motijheel station.

He said, after the inauguration at the end of October, the metro trains will initially stop at Farmgate, Secretariat, and Motijheel stations. The number of stations will be increased gradually taking into consideration the reality.

Obaidul Quader said, an average of 70,000 passengers travel from Uttara to Agargaon every day. This number is continuously increasing. The daily average income from here is Tk26 lakh now.

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