Two more metro rail stations open
Two more metro rail stations at Mirpur-11 and Kazipra were opened to the public on Wednesday morning on the Uttara-Agargaon route.
Metro rail has started picking up and dropping passengers at the Kazipara and Mirpur-11 stations.
The trains are now stopping at seven stations – Uttara North, Uttara Centre, Pallabi, Mirpur-10, Agargaon, Kazipara and Mirpur-11.
The rest of the two stations at Uttara South and Shewrapara would be opened at the end of this month, authorities said.
The Mass Rapid Transit Line 6 project, popularly known as metro rail, was opened to the public on the 11.73 kilometres long Uttara-Agargaon route in the capital on December 29 amid huge enthusiasm.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina launched the country’s first-ever electricity-powered rail system on December 28.
Currently, the metro trains are running between 8:30am and 12:30pm every day except Tuesday.