Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express train services suspended after #DhakaAttack as per News Agency.
Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express train services have been suspended for now. #DhakaAttack
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 5, 2016
- Dhaka-Kolkata Express is an International passenger train serving the railway connecting the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and the Indian state West Bengal’s capital Kolkata.
- Maitree Express means the Friendship Express, denoting the significance of the train service to the foreign relations between India and Bangladesh.
- The inauguration of the train service was held on the occasion of the Bengali New Year 14 April 2008.
- Maitree Express runs six days a week from each side. The train travels around 375 kilometers to reach Dhaka from Kolkata.
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