Bangladesh Railway (BR)

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.

March 27, 2022
March 27, 2022

Train tickets: Online sales run into a snag

Saad Rahman, a private service holder, got up early in the morning to purchase train tickets online.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

All trains from Dhaka to be suspended from midnight

Bangladesh Railway (BR) has issued a circular suspending all trains to and from Dhaka starting from 12:01am tomorrow. This suspension will remain in force till June 30, Sardar Shahadat Ali, additional director general (operations) of BR has said.

February 23, 2021
February 23, 2021

17 project directors of BR changed

In a rare move, the railways ministry yesterday changed the directors of 17 projects of Bangladesh Railway, aiming to facilitate their quick implementation.

February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021

Dhirendra Nath Mazumder appointed DG of Bangladesh Railway

Dhirendra Nath Mazumder, additional director general (infrastructure), of Bangladesh Railway has been appointed as director general of the state-run transport agency.

November 29, 2020
November 29, 2020

Govt establishing countrywide rail network to provide cheaper transportation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government is working to establish a rail network across the country for providing transportation to people and goods at a cheaper rate.

November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020

Bangladesh Railway’s bottled water ‘safe’; selling resumes from Nov 15

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will resume selling its bottled water brand "Rail Pani" from November 15 after three tests found its quality eligible for drinking.

September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020

Passenger train services resume at full capacity

Bangladesh Railway (BR) resumed passenger train operations at full capacity this morning, three and a half months after it began services on a limited scale.

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.