Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will launch ‘Eid special service’ from Friday (April 14, 2023) to ensure smooth and comfortable journey of Eid holidaymakers like the previous year.
The special service will continue till April 23, said a release of BRTC on Tuesday.
The selling of advance tickets of BRTC buses began on April 9 from Motijheel, JoarShahara, Kalyanpur, Gabtoli, Mohammadpur, Mirpur, Jatrabari, Gazipur and Narayanganj bus depots (Chashara).
Tickets of journey on Dhaka-Khulna, Daudkandi, Damudya, Dinajpur, Rangpur and Netrokona routes will be available from Motijheel Bus depot.
The passengers can avail their BRTC tickets from Kalyanpur depot for using Dhaka-Rangpur, Pan-chagarh, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Kushtia, Rajshahi, Naogaon, Netrakona, Ranisankail, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur routes.
The tickets for the buses on Dhaka- Bhanga, Gopalganj, Barishal, Doshmina, Aricha, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Aricha and Paturia and Jashore routes will be available at Gabtoli Depot while tickets for Dhaka-Poyshar Haat, Bishwa Road-Panchdona, Rangpur, Naogaon, Joypurhat, Tangail, Mymensingh and Bogura routes can be purchased from Joarshahara Bus Depot.
People can purchase their desired tickets from Mirpur Bus Depot for journey on Dhaka-Barishal, Rangpur, Kushtia, Bogura, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Mymensingh and Naogaon routes while tickets for Dhaka-Shariatpur, Faridpur, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Bogura and Naogaon routes will be available at Mo-hammadpur bus depot.
Meanwhile, tickets for the routes of Bishwa Road-Pachdona, Tangail, Netrakona, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon and Kurigram route will be available from Gazipur bus depot while tickets for Dhaka-Rangpur, Shariatpur routes will be available from Jatrabari Bus depot.
Tickets for the route of Dhaka-Gosairhat, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Nilphamari, Naogaon, Bogura, Gaibanhda and Pabna will be available from Narayanganj bus depot while Narsingdi-Madaripur, Charmuguria and Rangpur routes will be available at Narsingdi bus depot.
Besides, 60 buses will remain standby at different depots or terminals for providing emergency services from April 18, it said.