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DoTM to open advance ticket booking for Dashain soon, booking date to be fixed by Friday



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 14: The Department of Transport Management has started preparations to open Dashain advance ticket booking of the public transport.

Information Officer of Department of Transport Management Dr Loknath Bhusal said that discussions are underway with the transport entrepreneurs.

He informed The TRN Online that the date for opening advance ticket booking for Dashain will be decided in two to three days.

Information Officer Bhusal said that discussions have been held with the transport entrepreneurs in the first round to make arrangements for the sale of advance tickets for the departing passengers. Similarly, the second round of discussions will be held in a day or two.

"In the second round of discussions, transport entrepreneurs will come with more preparation and decision will be taken on ticket bookings," he said. "We will fix the starting date for booking by this Friday."

Taking the opportunity of the Dashain, public transports charge higher fares. In order to prevent this and create an environment for passengers to go home easily, the department has been opening advance ticket booking in coordination with transport entrepreneurs.