Bangladesh Railway

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Rail to link Ishwardy with Rooppur nuke plant

A railway link will be constructed to link the under-construction Rooppur nuclear power plant, Bangladesh’s only nuke project, with Pabna’s Ishwardy.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Dhaka-Ctg train journey in 2hrs

Bangladesh Railway inks a deal to design a train that will be able to make the journey between Dhaka and port city Chittagong in just two hours.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

Advance Eid train tickets from June 1

Bangladesh Railway is to begin sale of advance train tickets on June 1 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure hassle-free journey for holidaymakers.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Eid train ticket sale starts June 2

The Bangladesh Railway would begin advance tickets sale from June 2 to ensure hassle-free journey for the Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers.

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

Hiring goes haywire

Lawsuits, allegations of irregularities and question paper leaks have marred recruitment in the eastern zone of Bangladesh Railway, resulting in around 35 percent posts being left vacant for years.

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

ADB okays $360m loan to boost Bangladesh Railway

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $360 million as loans to Bangladesh so the country can support its ongoing reform in the railway sector. ...

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Deal inked with Indonesia for modernisation of train service

Bangladesh Railway signs a deal with an Indonesian company to procure 200 meter gauge passenger coaches involving Tk 579.38 crore to provide modern, safe and comfortable passenger service.

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

100km rail lines damaged by flood

Western Railway Zone needs over Tk 20 crore to repair around 100km of rail lines damaged by the recent flood in Dinajpur, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Thakurgaon, said Bangladesh Railway...

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

Dhaka’s rail link with northern, south-western dists restored

Rail link of Dhaka with northern and south-western districts is restored a day after its suspension as floodwater damaged a rail bridge in Kalihati upazila of Tangail.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

30 structures demolished

The district administration and Engineering Department of Bangladesh Railway here jointly removed 30 illegal structures from the western side of the rail tracks at Chandra level crossing in...