Bangladesh Railway

13 railway projects: Cost overrun up to 260pc, time 9.5 years

Bangladesh Railway in October 2007 took up a project to construct a new station building in Khulna and enhance the operational capacity of the Benapole Station.

Dhaka's rail link restored after nearly 5 hours as workers withdraw blockade

Workers take up position in front of Rail Bhaban to press home demands

Faridpur-Magura Rail Link: Poor monitoring to blame for slow pace

After observing the slow pace of a project under which rail tracks are being laid on a 19km stretch between Faridpur and Magura, a report prepared by a government body has accused the railway authorities of serious lacking in their monitoring.

Padma Bridge Rail Link Project: Railway seeks one-year extension on loan tenure

Bangladesh Railway (BR) is seeking a one-year extension on its loan tenure for the Padma Bridge Rail Link Project as a means to avoid upward cost revisions resulting from hassles in clearing payments after the task is complete.

Eviction without rehabilitation is deeply irresponsible

The need for development cannot override the moral imperative to protect the marginalised

Railway tracks bent again in Brahmanbaria

Due to excessive heat, the rail line in Brahmanbaria's Sadar upazila has been bent again. According to the Brahmanbaria Railway Station master Rafiqul Islam, the incident happened on Saturday around 10:30am in the Dariapur area.

Saidpur railway workshop starved of manpower, funds

While the government aims to expand railway services across Bangladesh, the country’s largest locomotive workshop in Saidpur of Nilphamari is still unable to operate at full capacity as it lacks adequate manpower, funds and machinery.

Bangladesh Railway conducts first trial run over Padma Bridge

Bangladesh Railway today ran the first train on the newly constructed Bhanga-Mawa rail line through the Padma Bridge today

Sonamasjid land port to be brought under rail network

Bangladesh Railway is looking to build a new rail line to bring Sonamasjid land port under the country’s rail network.

October 3, 2023
October 3, 2023

13 railway projects: Cost overrun up to 260pc, time 9.5 years

Bangladesh Railway in October 2007 took up a project to construct a new station building in Khulna and enhance the operational capacity of the Benapole Station.

July 16, 2023
July 16, 2023

Dhaka's rail link restored after nearly 5 hours as workers withdraw blockade

Workers take up position in front of Rail Bhaban to press home demands

July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

Faridpur-Magura Rail Link: Poor monitoring to blame for slow pace

After observing the slow pace of a project under which rail tracks are being laid on a 19km stretch between Faridpur and Magura, a report prepared by a government body has accused the railway authorities of serious lacking in their monitoring.

July 4, 2023
July 4, 2023

Padma Bridge Rail Link Project: Railway seeks one-year extension on loan tenure

Bangladesh Railway (BR) is seeking a one-year extension on its loan tenure for the Padma Bridge Rail Link Project as a means to avoid upward cost revisions resulting from hassles in clearing payments after the task is complete.

April 29, 2023
April 29, 2023

Eviction without rehabilitation is deeply irresponsible

The need for development cannot override the moral imperative to protect the marginalised

April 29, 2023
April 29, 2023

Railway tracks bent again in Brahmanbaria

Due to excessive heat, the rail line in Brahmanbaria's Sadar upazila has been bent again. According to the Brahmanbaria Railway Station master Rafiqul Islam, the incident happened on Saturday around 10:30am in the Dariapur area.

April 11, 2023
April 11, 2023

Saidpur railway workshop starved of manpower, funds

While the government aims to expand railway services across Bangladesh, the country’s largest locomotive workshop in Saidpur of Nilphamari is still unable to operate at full capacity as it lacks adequate manpower, funds and machinery.

April 4, 2023
April 4, 2023

Bangladesh Railway conducts first trial run over Padma Bridge

Bangladesh Railway today ran the first train on the newly constructed Bhanga-Mawa rail line through the Padma Bridge today

March 28, 2023
March 28, 2023

Sonamasjid land port to be brought under rail network

Bangladesh Railway is looking to build a new rail line to bring Sonamasjid land port under the country’s rail network.

March 25, 2023
March 25, 2023

Improve safety at 2,000 level crossings

With more than two-thirds of the 3,111 level crossings in the country considered unsafe, a government survey has recommended improving safety features of around 2,000 rail crossings.

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