Bangladesh Railway (BR)

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Bangladesh-India trains: BR to start selling tickets from tomorrow

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tickets from 8:00am tomorrow (May 24, 2022) for three trains to be operated between Bangladesh and India.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Railway research, dev centre: Chinese firm wants joint venture

A Chinese state-run company wants to set up a research and development centre for Bangladesh Railway (BR) in a joint venture with the BR. 

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Railway e-ticket vendors asked to introduce new app before Eid

Railway authorities have directed its vendor that handles online-ticketing services to deploy a new app before Eid-ul-Azha to improve the service.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

The tale of one TTE, a minister’s wife and her relatives

TTE Shafiqul Islam fined three passengers who were travelling without tickets. This action prompted the Pakshey Division of Bangladesh Railways (BR) to temporarily suspend him. The punishment was...

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Are relatives of ministers, MPs now entitled to misuse power, influence?

A traveling ticket examiner (TTE) of Bangladesh Railway's Pakshey Division was suspended after he fined three passengers who were traveling without tickets, introducing themselves as relatives...

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Jatri Kalyan Samity seeks railways minister’s resignation

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passenger welfare platform, today sought resignation of Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan for lodging complaint through his wife against travelling ticket...

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Railways minister should answer for wrongs done in his name

Reward, not punish, honest officials for doing their job

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Legal action if anyone asks for illegal benefits mentioning high-ups: Railway

Bangladesh Railway has directed not to provide any illegal benefits asked for on trains, mentioning names of railway high-ups, and to take action as per law against such persons.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Rail projects derailed: 14 likely to miss deadline

The Bangladesh Railway will likely miss completion deadlines for 14 of the 20 projects scheduled to end this fiscal year.

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

New rail line to link Shariatpur

Bangladesh Railway (BR) is considering linking Shariatpur district headquarters with the railway network to implement the government’s plan of taking railway services to all districts.