Chitra express is one of the renowned trains which runs from the capital city Dhaka to the south-western City Khulna in Bangladesh. The train service provides several facilities for passengers. In this article, we will discuss the Chitra Express train schedule and ticket price. Please stay with us until the end and find the latest information about Chitra Express.
Chitra Express train first established on 7th October 2007. There are 12 bogies available on the Train. It takes around ten hours from Dhaka to Khulna. It has two air-conditioned cabins and AC chair seats.
Chitra Express Time Schedule
Chitra train travels every day on the Dhaka-Khulna train route.
It starts its journey from Dhaka Kamalapur railway station at 7.00 PM. Then the train reaches Khulna railway station at 5.10 AM. The closing day of the Train is Monday.
|Train Route||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Off Day|
|Dhaka to Khulna||7:00 PM||5:10 AM||Monday|
|Khulna to Dhaka||8:30 AM||6:30 PM||Monday|
Chitra Express Train Seat Categories
There are four types of seat categories available in Chitra Express. They are –
- Shovon Chair
- AC Berth
- First Berth
Substations & ticket price List of Chitra Express
Chitra Express train ticket fare with all substations name list in Dhaka-Khulna route is provided below-
|Station Name||Shovon Chair||Snigdha Chair||AC Berth|
|Joydebpur Station||40Tk||90 Tk||120Tk|
|Mirzapur Station||80 Tk||130Tk||235 Tk|
|Tangail Station||105Tk||175Tk||315 Tk|
|SM Monsur Ali Station||210Tk||345Tk||620Tk|
|Boral Bridge Station||245Tk||405Tk||725Tk|
|Khulna / Noapara Station||465Tk||775Tk||1390Tk|
*Note: 15% Vat will be added to this price.
How to purchase Chitra Express Train Tickets?!
Travelers can pick up a train ticket from their nearest railway station. If they are from Dhaka, they can book their tickets from Kamalapur railway station.
They also can get it from the nearby railway stations.
For example :
Tejgaon, Banani, Cantonment, Biman Bandar, Narayanganj, Gendaria, Tongi, and Joydebpur station.
Another method for purchasing a ticket online is Android mobile apps. People can buy a train ticket online for Chitra Express and Sundarban Express.
They can find the Android apps in the Google Play Store.
Chitra Express Tracking Location Process
Travelers can trace the Chitra express location easily. For this, they can follow this process. First, they have to use a service name like Train Tracker service powered by Grameenphone Ltd. Let’s Know the process of train tracking location.
For Chitra express train tracking process-
- First Type TR<Space> Train Code and send SMS to 16318.
- In response to SMS, you can see the actual location of the Chitra Express train. Every SMS will conduct four BDT.
Facilities of Chitra Express
The intercity train delivers some outstanding facilities for its passengers. Here we highlight some facilities of Chitra express. They are-
- It provides prayer facilities.
- It has a large food compartment.
- It gives public Toilet facilities in each compartment.
- Primary medical box facilities.
- Every cabin has one guide for carrying out duties. The guide ensures passenger’s comfort, necessary counseling, and overall safety of the Train.
Charge to carry goods in Train
There is an arrangement for carrying goods from the station to the compartment. They charge according to the number of goods.
Here are the lists of current charges.
- No more than 28 kgs (one bag) BDT 30
- No more than 28 kgs (two Bags) BDT 40
- No more than 37 kg (one bag) BDT 40
- No more than 37 kg (two Bags) BDT 50
- No more than 56 kg (one bag) BDT 60
- No more than 56 kgs (two Bags) BDT 80
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