Bangladesh Railway

August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017

Railway staff dies falling off running train

An attendant of Bangladesh Railway dies after he fell off from a moving train in Cantonment area of Dhaka this morning.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

70 locomotives to be procured from Switzerland

Some 70 locomotives will be procured from Switzerland to improve Bangladesh Railway services. To import the locomotives, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has almost been completed for signing by...

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Electric, underground trains soon: PM

Expressing her high hope of launching high-speed electric trains and underground trains in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says a feasibility study is going on for underground trains.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Eid advance train tickets from June 22

Bangladesh Railway authorities will begin selling advance train tickets from June 22 to ensure hassle-free journey for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Bill placed to free occupied railway land

A bill has been placed at the parliament to recover occupied railway property that has a maximum of seven-year rigorous imprisonment as punishment for defaulters.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Modi to lay foundation stone of India-Bangladesh rail project

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone of a new India-Bangladesh railway project on May 27, reports NDTV quoting a top railway official.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Draft law with 7yr jail for railway land grab okayed

The government has endorsed a draft law that will hand a maximum of seven-year imprisonment to occupants and grabbers of railway land.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

4,931 acre railway land in grasp of grabbers

Individuals, private, semi-government, autonomous, religious and educational institutions grab 4,391 acres of railway land, Rail Minister Mujibul Haque tells the parliament.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Train services in Natore resumes after 8hrs

Train services between Dhaka and Dinajpur resumes after eight hours of a train derailment Monday morning in Lalpur upazila of Natore.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Ministry wants 7.8% hike in train fare

Bangladesh Railway proposes to increase fares of both passenger and freight trains by 7.8 percent from next month.