Maitree Express

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Bangladesh-India trains: BR to start selling tickets from tomorrow

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tickets from 8:00am tomorrow (May 24, 2022) for three trains to be operated between Bangladesh and India.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Rail communications with India to resume after 2 yrs, likely on May 29

Railway services between Bangladesh and India are likely to be resumed from May 29 after the operation remained suspended for more than two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

More train trips to Kolkata from this month: rail minister

Bangladesh Railway is increasing the number of train trips to neighbouring India from this month onward, according to the railways minister.

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

Maitree to run 6 days a week

Bangladesh Railway has started working to increase the number of trips between Bangladesh and India.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

2 killed in Gazipur train-truck collision

At least two people have been killed and two others injured as Dhaka bound Maitree express train from Kolkata crashed into a sand-laden truck on an unattended level crossing in Gazipur.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Three killed as Maitree Express rams minitruck

Three people were killed as Dhaka-bound international passenger train Maitree Express rammed a mini-truck at an “unauthorised” level crossing in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj yesterday afternoon.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

All aboard harmony train

The Maitree Express grabs all the limelight for connecting Bangladesh and India via rail but a little-known train has been running between the two countries since 1902.

November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017

End-to-end customs service of ‘Maitree Express’ launched

Authorities officially launches end to end customs and immigration service for the passengers of Maitree Express to make rail journey between Dhaka to Kolkata and return more comfortable and cutting down the duration of the trip.

April 8, 2017
April 8, 2017

Khulna-Kolkata train service launched

The passenger train service between Khulna and Kolkata is launched for smooth communication between Bangladesh and India.

April 8, 2017
April 8, 2017

From Khulna to Kolkata by train

The long wait for another train service for smooth communication between Bangladesh and India is going to end as the premiers of two neighbouring countries are expected to inaugurate a new passenger train service from Khulna to Kolkata today.