Bangladesh Railway

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Khulna-Mongla rail line: Not opening this year

When Bangladesh Railway in December 2010 took up the project for constructing Khulna-Mongla new rail line without any feasibility study, its deadline was December 2013.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Mirsarai tragedy: Some coincidences are akin to death traps

Eleven passengers, including seven students, were killed in the collision between a microbus and a train in Mirsarai last month.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Project to buy carriages: After 6 years, it now needs a fresh start

Another railway project involving a Chinese contractor has plunged into deep uncertainty after a government committee directed the authorities not to take the hard loan arranged by the company.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Protesting tea workers halt Paharika Express demanding wage raise

Demonstrating tea workers today halted Paharika Express, which runs on Chattogram-Sylhet route, demanding a daily wage of Tk 300.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Illegal rail crossings: Mushrooming despite rising fatalities

Different government agencies have built at least 140 level crossings across the country over the last four years without taking permission from Bangladesh Railway.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

No plan to hike train fare now: Minister

Bangladesh Railway is not considering to hike train fare for now, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said today.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Ctg-Sylhet route: No new train in 20 years

Although the demand for railway tickets on the Chattogram-Sylhet route has been increasing every year, the authorities of Bangladesh Railway could not add a single passenger train to the route in the last two decades.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Bangladesh Railway and the political dynamite

Dhaka University student Mohiuddin Roni has been staging a remarkable protest ever since he fell victim to the irregularities of Bangladesh Railway.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Action against rail officials if passengers travel on train roof: HC

The High Court today (July 21, 2022) blasted Bangladesh Railway authorities for mismanagement in the railway services, including ticket scalping, and observed that no passenger can travel on train roof.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Have some 'doya' for Doyagonj!

Fix the crucial connecting road, ease people's suffering