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Bullet train between Dhaka-Chattogram by 2022: Mujibul

 

Mentioning that the project will cost of Taka 32 thousand crore, the minister said the government has been trying to operate the bullet train from Dhaka to Chattogram via Laksham to reduce time on the way.

 

“The commuters of Dhaka and Chattogram would be able to travel between the two cities within two and a half hours after introduction of the bullet train” he told the concluding ceremony of the month long Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF) at Bangabandhu conference hall of world trade center here this afternoon.

 

The minister said construction of 156 years long cherished Dohazari-Gumdum-Cox’s bazaar dual gauge rail line will start soon as construction of 52 out of 57 new rail bridges under Chattogram-Dohazari Rail line has already been completed, BSS reports.

 

With CCCI President Mahabubul Alam in the chair, it was addressed, among others, by Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Delwar Hossain, CCCI directors and entrepreneurs.