The frequency of the Maitree Express and Bandhan Express trains connecting Bangladesh and India has been increased.
In a press release issued today the High Commission of India in Bangladesh said that Maitree Express running between Dhaka and Kolkata will now run 5 days a week. Earlier it was running 4 days a week. The additional service of Maitree Express will commence w.e.f. 11 February, 2020 (Tuesday) from Dhaka and return on 12 February, 2020 (Wednesday) from Kolkata.
Bandhan Express running between Kolkata and Khulna will now be running twice a week. Earlier it was running once a week. The additional trip of Bandhan Express will commence w.e.f. 16 February, 2020 (Sunday) from Kolkata and return the same day from Khulna.
The increased frequency of these trains will enhance the connectivity between India and Bangladesh further.