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What is the name of the train that runs between Dhaka & Kolkata?

Asked by Priya Sivaji, 26 Jan '09 10:09 pm
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India-Bangladesh had decided to begin the Dhaka-Kolkata train, the Moitree Express, on the first day of the Bengali New Year, Pahela Baishakh, on April 14.
The Moitree Express, can carry 370 passengers, is running between Dhaka Cantonment and Chitpur in Kolkata through the Darshana border once a week from both the sides.
A train each will leave Dhaka and Kolkata on Saturdays and start the return journey on Sundays.

The fares will be between eight dollars and 20 dollars depending on classes for the 538-km journey 418 km in Bangladesh and 120 km in India.

A passenger train service between Dhaka and Kolkata was introduced towards the end of the Awami League Government in July 2001. One train had run on trial basis, but the service was cancelled after the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led coalition came to power.

The two cities are currently connected by air and bus services. The slow train is expected to cover a distance of 345 kilometres between Dhaka and Kolkata in 12 h ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 27 Jan '09 09:13 am

 
  
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Moitree Express
Answered by amit kumar, 26 Jan '09 10:10 pm

 
  
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Moitree Express
Answered by rajan, 28 Jun '13 11:14 am

 
  
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Moitree express
Answered by thampy chacko, 26 Jan '09 10:11 pm

 
  
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Maitree Express
Answered by Lucky, 26 Jan '09 10:11 pm

 
  
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Moitree express
Answered by sumitha, 26 Jan '09 10:11 pm

 
  
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Moitree Express
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Aug '13 04:52 pm

 
  
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Moitree Express
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 21 May '09 07:59 am

 
  
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