Modern Khulna Railway Station opens Saturday


KHULNA, Nov 23, 2018 (BSS) – The long cherished Modern Khulna Railway
Station will start its operation on Saturday.

The station will start it function with starting trip of a Dhaka-bound
train ‘Chitra’ around 8:40am, said railway officials on Thursday.

Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque, Parliament
member of Khulna-2 constituency Mizanur Rahman Mizan and other public
representatives, elite, leaders of different professional bodies, are
expected to present in the opening ceremony.

The three storied railway station building comprising with three
platforms, demarcation wall, 4,000 square meter car parking space, link
corridor, footpath and roads, he said.

Besides, a beautiful garden, illumination, fire dousing system and modern
hydrant have been set up at the station.

On January 26, 2014, the Executive Committee of Economic Council (ECNEC)
approved the project involving cost of Tk 60 crore after changes its design
for several times, he said.

Construction works of the project started on April in 2015.