Government should urgently find a way to address engine shortages
Relevant agencies must work together to improve their safety
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.
Why should two political parties of the same nation receive polar opposite treatments?
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.
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.
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.
Past high time for railway sector to face the music for its irregularities
Why are all of railway projects running 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.
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).
Developments in the railway must be proportionate and even
Panchagarh is home to some 11.79 lakh people, representing 0.71 percent of Bangladesh’s population, according to the recently published census.
Costly Demu trains needing repair within just seven years is unacceptable
The Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur railway expansion project is a glaring example of how poor planning, bad decisions and lack of coordination among different government agencies result in huge waste of public money.
Sadly, there are not enough seats for the passengers to sit and take rest on the platform.
Ex-constable’s ‘ticket debt’ payment a lesson for both railway passengers and officials
Authorities should critically examine and fix systemic problems