Bangladesh Railway will again run the special mango train

For the fourth consecutive time, Bangladesh Railway is going to conduct a ‘special mango train’ on Chapainawabganj-Dhaka route via Rajshahi this season. Asim Kumar Talukder, the general supervisor of the railway’s western zone, told the media they have already begun plans to run two trains that will move mangoes with a lesser price to ensure the wellbeing of mango farmers and traders.

We are planning to start this special train before May 25, after the farmers as well as traders asked them to go ahead with it as well,’ added Asim. Western Railway authorities organized the discussion session with mango traders and farmers on the Chapainawabganj railway station on Wednesday to discuss the launch of the specific mango train.

In the year 2020 In the year 2020, earlier in 2020, the mango specific train introduced first time in order to ease the transportation issues of growers. The first time it was introduced was in 2021, and then in 2022 for the second and third times.


Source: The Plantations International Agroforestry Group of Companies