Bangladesh Railway (BR)

Locomotive workshop facing worker, fund shortages

Although Bangladesh Railway has expanded its efforts to provide rail transport in more areas of the country, its central locomotive workshop in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur is unable to operate at full force owing to a shortage of workers and funds.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

‘Special train’ for Awami League, ‘transport strike’ for BNP

Why should two political parties of the same nation receive polar opposite treatments?

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Locomotive workshop facing worker, fund shortages

Although Bangladesh Railway has expanded its efforts to provide rail transport in more areas of the country, its central locomotive workshop in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur is unable to operate at full force owing to a shortage of workers and funds.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Dhaka-Ctg Rail Link: Project on cards to build chord line

Bangladesh Railway is moving forward with its plan to build a chord line from Dhaka to Cumilla via Narayanganj to shorten the distance between the capital and the port city.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

BR goes for massive recruitment

Bangladesh Railway has started its biggest recruitment process in recent time as the state-run rail transport agency is running short of manpower, hampering its services seriously.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Bangladesh Railway misfiring on all cylinders

Past high time for railway sector to face the music for its irregularities

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Manpower, carriage shortage in BR: 99 out of 361 trains left inoperative

Nearly one in every three passenger trains remain inoperative due to shortages of carriages and manpower.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Is Bangladesh Railway beyond hope?

Why are all of railway projects running behind schedule?

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

All behind schedule

Bangladesh Railway is implementing 35 projects to expand its services, but none of them would be completed on time, raising questions about its capability in executing such a large number of development schemes concurrently.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Dhaka-Narayanganj route: No rail operations for 3 months

Bangladesh Railway will be suspending rail operations between Dhaka and Narayanganj for three months, starting from December 4, to facilitate the work of the Padma Bridge Rail Link Project (PBRLP).

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

One Man’s Rail

Developments in the railway must be proportionate and even