Public transport resumes

  • Trains were operational after the lockdown restrictions were relaxed on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. A person was spraying disinfectants on a train after it arrived at the Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trains were operational after the lockdown restrictions were relaxed on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. A person was spraying disinfectants on a train after it arrived at the Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tickets were only available online after train services resumed with the relaxation of lockdown restrictions. The ticket counters were all shut on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tickets were only available online after train services resumed with the relaxation of lockdown restrictions. The ticket counters were all shut on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tickets were only available online after train services resumed with the relaxation of lockdown restrictions. The ticket counters were all shut on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tickets were only available online after train services resumed with the relaxation of lockdown restrictions. The ticket counters were all shut on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Train tickets are being sold online only after the lockdown restrictions were eased on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. A passenger is showing his ticket that he bought online while entering the Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Train tickets are being sold online only after the lockdown restrictions were eased on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. A passenger is showing his ticket that he bought online while entering the Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohanganj Express departed from Dhaka with half of the seats filled as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 disease following the resumption of services on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohanganj Express departed from Dhaka with half of the seats filled as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 disease following the resumption of services on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People were leaving Dhaka by trains at Kamalapur Railway Station ahead of Eid-ul-Azha holidays after the services resumed on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People were leaving Dhaka by trains at Kamalapur Railway Station ahead of Eid-ul-Azha holidays after the services resumed on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Scores of homebound people swarm the launch terminals ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, while completely ignoring the health safety rules in place to curb the spread of coronavirus infection on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Scores of homebound people swarm the launch terminals ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, while completely ignoring the health safety rules in place to curb the spread of coronavirus infection on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Scores of homebound people swarm the launch terminals ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, while completely ignoring the health safety rules in place to curb the spread of coronavirus infection on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Scores of homebound people swarm the launch terminals ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha holidays, while completely ignoring the health safety rules in place to curb the spread of coronavirus infection on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A launch is being sprayed with disinfectants at Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A launch is being sprayed with disinfectants at Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Following a three-week suspension of river transport services to contain the coronavirus pandemic, northern Bangladesh-bound people crowded the launch terminals in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Following a three-week suspension of river transport services to contain the coronavirus pandemic, northern Bangladesh-bound people crowded the launch terminals in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With the Eid-ul-Azha looming, people travelling to the southern parts of the country using launch services, which resumed on Thursday after the lockdown, were indifferent towards the health rules aimed to halt the spread of coronavirus infection in Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With the Eid-ul-Azha looming, people travelling to the southern parts of the country using launch services, which resumed on Thursday after the lockdown, were indifferent towards the health rules aimed to halt the spread of coronavirus infection in Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With the Eid-ul-Azha looming, people travelling to the southern parts of the country using launch services, which resumed on Thursday after the lockdown, were indifferent towards the health rules aimed to halt the spread of coronavirus infection in Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With the Eid-ul-Azha looming, people travelling to the southern parts of the country using launch services, which resumed on Thursday after the lockdown, were indifferent towards the health rules aimed to halt the spread of coronavirus infection in Sadarghat on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Kishoreganj Express train leaves Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka carrying passengers at half the capacity on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as services resumed after the government lifted the lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Kishoreganj Express train leaves Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka carrying passengers at half the capacity on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as services resumed after the government lifted the lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A Kishoreganj Express train leaves Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka carrying passengers at half the capacity on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as services resumed after the government lifted the lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Kishoreganj Express train leaves Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka carrying passengers at half the capacity on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as services resumed after the government lifted the lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan visits Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan visits Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man shows his train ticket to a security guard at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Passengers will have to buy tickets online. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man shows his train ticket to a security guard at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021. Passengers will have to buy tickets online. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homebound people crowd Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resumed after the government lifted the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homebound people crowd Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resumed after the government lifted the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homebound people crowd Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resumed after the government lifted the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homebound people crowd Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as train services resumed after the government lifted the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homebound people crowd the Gabtoli bus terminal to leave Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as the govt ended the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homebound people crowd the Gabtoli bus terminal to leave Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as the govt ended the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homebound people crowd the Gabtoli bus terminal to leave Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as the govt ended the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homebound people crowd the Gabtoli bus terminal to leave Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021, as the govt ended the virus lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove