Buses will run by way of the expressway from Monday, know the fare
Chairman of Bangladesh Street Transport Company (BRTC), Tajul Islam, mentioned that 8 BRTC buses will initially run on the Dhaka Elevated Expressway from subsequent Monday (September 18).
The Chairman of BRTC mentioned that passengers can journey from each ends of the expressway in the meanwhile. Southbound passengers can board the bus from Uttara Jasimuddin, Airport Railway Station, and Kawla. The buses will drop the passengers at Farmgate and take the passengers in direction of the airport.
However, after dropping passengers off at Farmgate, they are going to choose up airport-bound passengers at Bangabandhu Roundabout within the Khejurbagan space of Sangsad Bhaban, adjoining to Manik Mia Avenue. Due to this fact, northbound passengers can board from Khejur Bagan Roundabout, Khamarbari, or Vijay Sarani. In that case, the passengers sitting within the bus on the entrance must cross at the least two traffic signals to board the expressway, however for this, they won’t must pay greater than the BRTA fastened fare.
The Chairman of BRTC mentioned that the fare for 15 km from Khejurbagan to the airport is Tk 35. The fare for 17 km as much as Jasimuddin has been fastened at Tk 40. The fare is 2 taka (45 paisa) per kilometer. He additionally mentioned that because of the e-ticketing system, there isn’t any alternative to cost a better fare.
He additionally mentioned that for now, the toll isn’t added to the hire. Later, we’ll drive the automotive on the fare, which will likely be added to the toll fastened by the government. Since we’re a authorities group, the target is to serve the folks, so now we’re operating buses. BRTC will achieve someplace, and lose someplace.
By the way, the Dhaka Elevated Expressway was opened for visitors on September 3. Chairman of Bangladesh Street Transport Company (BRTC) that day. Tajul Islam mentioned, 79 buses will run by way of the elevated expressway. Nonetheless, this group of the federal government withdrew from this resolution as a consequence of numerous issues.