1648 crore toll collection from Padma Bridge in two years


Today marks two years of inauguration of Padma Bridge. In the last two years, 1 crore 27 lakh 13 thousand 275 vehicles have crossed through this bridge. Toll collected is 1 thousand 648 crore 76 lakh 18 thousand 300 taka.

Additional Director of Bridge Site Office. Amirul Haider Chowdhury said that in the last two years, most buses are passing through Padma Bridge. 31 lakh 31 thousand 532 small buses with 31 seats are running, from which 35 crore 46 lakh seven thousand 600 taka has been collected. 31 lakh 31 thousand 532 medium buses are plying, from which the toll is Tk 626 crore 29 lakh 40 thousand. There are 14 thousand 784 big buses, from which 35 crore 46 lakh 4 thousand 800 taka have been collected.

Padma Bridge, toll collection of Tk 1648 crore in two years

Apart from this, 15 crore 53 lakh 70 thousand 400 taka has been collected from 15 lakh 53 thousand 704 motorcycles. 225 crore 96 lakh 33 thousand taka was collected from 3 lakh 24 thousand 734 private cars/jeeps. 124 crore 85 lakh 54 thousand 400 taka has been raised for the crossing of 11 lakh 49 thousand 508 pickups and 170 crore 91 lakh 67 thousand 200 taka has been collected for the movement of 13 lakh 39 thousand 732 microbuses. 10 lakh 11 thousand 909 small trucks received 161 crore 32 lakh 64 thousand taka. 88 crore 85 lakh 80 thousand taka from 3 lakh 17 thousand 800 medium trucks, 16 crore 41 lakh 14 thousand 500 taka from 33 thousand 301 three axle trucks, 26 crore 75 lakh 22 thousand taka from two lakh 61 thousand 862 four axle trailers, the most 9 crore 94 lakh 92 thousand taka was collected from 14 thousand 448 trailers of large size.

Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially inaugurated the bridge on June 25, 2022. The next day traffic started from June 26.

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