Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia route resume

Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia route resume

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Ferry services on the Daulatdia-Paturia route in the Padma River resumed on Sunday morning after a four-hour disruption due to dense fog.Mahiuddin Rasel, manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha, said the ferry services as well as the plying of other water vessels came to a halt at 4:00 am due to blurred visibility caused by dense fog.Two ferries with a large number of vehicles and passengers were kept anchored at Daulatdia while three ferries at Paturia.Besides, 11 ferries remained stopped in the middle of the Padma river since 4:00 am.Passengers suffered as a good number of vehicles were kept waiting on both sides of the river for crossing.Ferry services the important route resumed at about 8:00 am as fog started disappearing after the sunrise. -UNB, Manikganj

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