DHAKA: A mock-up coach of metro rail was kept inside the under-construction exhibition and information center at Diabari in Uttara of the capital on Monday (February 17).
The replica was brought from Japan. Main coaches of metro rail will arrive in Bangladesh on June 15.
“The premier will inaugurate the exhibition and information center towards the end of March. Apart from the mock-up, there will be a live toy train so that common people including students of school and colleges could get a glimpse of metro rail. As a result, Dhaka city dwellers can use it easily when operation begins. No tickets are needed for exhibition center,” Md. Abu Naser, Senior Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges told Banglanews.
According to DMTCL source, all the history of metro rail will be presented at Diabari exhibition center. Replica is meant to give people idea of about metro rail. All the necessary information including rules and regulations of metro rail will be given.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate metro rail project on 16 December of 2021. Afterwards, it will be open for public service.
BDST: 2037 HRS, FEB 17, 2020