Dhaka metro rail

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Uttara-Agargaon part of Metro Rail to be operational by this Dec

Dhaka Metro Rail, from Uttara to Agargaon, will be operational by December this year, project officials said. They shared the information at the ECNEC meeting today (July 19, 2022).

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Dhaka Metro Rail now set to cost 50% more

With the partial launch of the country’s first ever metro rail only five months away, the project cost is set to rise by more than half, and the deadline is also going to be extended by a year and half.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

A peek into Uttara north metro rail station

Once you reach the metro rail’s Uttara North station, you will see seven staircases on its both sides.

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

Metro Rail seeks Tk 1,000cr more to cover operation, maintenance costs

Metro rail authorities have sought another Tk 1,000 crore from the government to cover operation and maintenance cost.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

Dhaka Metro Rail milestone: Last girder segment of MRT-6 installed

The country's first metro rail reached a major milestone today with the completion of the entire 20.1 km viaduct.

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022

Dhaka Metro Rail: Last girder segment of MRT-6 to be installed tomorrow

The last girder segment of the 20.1 km Mass Rapid Transit Line 6 viaduct will be installed around 11 am tomorrow.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Metro to be costlier than Padma bridge

The eagerly-awaited Dhaka metro rail project is set to witness huge cost escalation and time extension after a new drawback has shown up in the design: inconvenient entrance and exit points at the stations.

December 12, 2021
December 12, 2021

Commercial operation of metro rail from Victory Day 2022

Country's first ever metro rail will start its commercial operation from December 16 next year.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Physical work of country's first underground metro rail likely to begin in March 2022

Physical work of the country's first underground metro rail is expected to begin in March next year, authorities have said.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

ADB to give $33.26m for metro rail project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh government sign agreements for $33.26 million in loan for a project to design the Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line 5 (Southern route) that will help ease the traffic and pollution burden in Dhaka city.