Overseas ticketing counter launched at Guwahati Railway Station
Dimapur, Oct. 7 (EMN): Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has started operating an overseas ticketing counter at Guwahati railway station, NFR informed in an update.
The overseas ticket counter will facilitate travellers who travel by 13131/13132 (New Jalpaiguri – Dhaka – New Jalpaiguri) Mitali Express. The counter has been opened near the existing Guwahati booking office, NFR stated. The counter will remain open on all working days from 8 am to 8 pm.
Opening of the overseas counter at Guwahati railway station will benefit travellers including tourist and traders of Assam and adjacent states like Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland, who want to avail the services of Mitali Express.
“Earlier tickets for the Mitali express could be purchased from Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri stations only. Now passengers need not travel all the way to New Jalpaiguri or Kolkata for booking of tickets in the Mitali Express. They can avail the same facility at Guwahati railway station,” it stated.
Mitali Express train connecting India and Bangladesh was flagged off on June 1, 2022.
Train No. 13132 New Jalpaiguri – Dhaka Cantonment Mitali Express runs two days a week leaving New Jalpaiguri at 11:45 hours (IST) on every Sunday and Wednesday to reach Dhaka Cantonment at 22:30 hours (BST).
In return direction, train no. 13131 Dhaka Cantonment – New Jalpaiguri Mitali Express also runs two days a week on Monday and Thursday leaving Dhaka Cantonment at 21:50 hours (BST) to reach New Jalpaiguri at 07:15 hours (IST) on Tuesday and Friday, it stated.