Bangladesh Railway

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

72pc rail engines on deathbed

With 72 percent locomotives of Bangladesh Railway already crossing their economic life, the government considers hiring locomotives from India for the first time to help the railway overcome the...

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

Banalata Express: First day’s operation witnessed dearth of passengers

The new non-stop intercity train Banalata Express witnesses a dearth of passengers for non-air-conditioned coaches as it begins commercial operation on Rajshahi-Dhaka-Rajshahi route with a higher...

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Fighting Terror: Precautions in place: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the intelligence and law enforcement agencies were on alert as attempts were underway to carry out terror attacks in Bangladesh.

April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

Railway to launch app for ticket sales

The government will launch an app for selling rail tickets in April, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan says.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Railway fare rise mulled

Bangladesh Railway mulls hiking passenger and freight fares to improve services and minimise losses.

March 9, 2019
March 9, 2019

Dhaka to have circular rails

Construction of a rail track around the capital is expected to begin in June next year, to further ease the city's perennial traffic woes, officials said.

January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019

Indonesia to deliver 250 train cars to Bangladesh in 2019

Indonesia’s state-owned train maker PT Industri Kereta Api (Inka) sends 15 train cars to Bangladesh, a portion of 250 train cars to be exported to the country in 2019 after the company exported 200...

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

Railway sleeper damage disrupts train services for 2hrs

Rail communication of Dhaka with the country’s southern and northern parts remain halted for around two hours due to damage of some railway sleepers in Bhangura upazila of Pabna.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

SOS from a hospital

Md Osman (not his real name), a railway official, was admitted to Bangladesh Railway Hospital in Chattogram last week for acute stomach aches.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Railway signs contract with jt venture firm

Bangladesh Railway (BR) yesterday signed a contract with a joint venture company, for the construction of a rail line to link the under-construction Rooppur nuclear power plant with the country&...