Bangladesh Railway (BR)

September 8, 2020
September 8, 2020

Bangladesh Railway adding 84 more local, commuter trains between Sept 10 and 16

Eighty-four more trains -- mostly local and commuter -- are going to be added to the fleet between September 10 and 16, as Bangladesh Railway (BR) is trying to normalise service.

August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020

NID not mandatory during train travel: Bangladesh Railway

Bangladesh Railway has changed its previous decision that made carrying national identity card (NID) mandatory for passengers while traveling on trains, aiming to check ticket-scalping.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

All intercity trains will resume operation gradually between Aug 16 and 30

Bangladesh Railway has decided to resume operation of all intercity trains gradually between August 16 and 30.

July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020

Bangladesh Railway to procure 150 South Korean carriages at Tk 658.31cr

Bangladesh Railway today signed a contract with a South Korean joint-venture firm to procure 150 meter-gauge passenger carriages to replace the old ones and increase the number of trains.

June 15, 2020
June 15, 2020

Fewer trains may run due to lack of passengers: Railway

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will not increase the number of trains for now, rather it may reduce the number due to lack of passengers.

May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020

Train, launch services resume

Train and launch services have resumed on a limited scale after being suspended more than two months back following the coronavirus outbreak.

May 30, 2020
May 30, 2020

All train ticket sales now online

All train tickets would be sold online to ensure health safety of passengers.

May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020

Intercity trains to operate on limited scale from May 31

Bangladesh Railway will resume operations of intercity train services on a limited scale from May 31.

May 27, 2020
May 27, 2020

Railways may resume operation on limited scale from May 31: minister

If the government decides to operate public transport on limited scale, then Bangladesh Railway will resume limited operations from May 31, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan says.

April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020

3 special parcel trains to run from tomorrow

Bangladesh Railway has decided to operate three special parcel trains to transport food, daily essentials and perishable goods to Dhaka from different districts amid the nationwide shutdown.