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Metro rail operations resume after 1.5 hours

Metro rail operations resumed after one and a half hours of suspension this morning

Pressure on buses multiply as metro services face disruption

Buses from Shahbagh, Gulistan and Motijheel areas were travelling in full capacity

2 MRT lines may miss deadline

The metro rail authorities are likely to miss the 2030 deadline for completing two of the six planned metro lines in Dhaka as they have not yet started carrying out feasibility studies for the two lines.

15pc VAT on Metro Rail: Quader requests PM to reconsider NBR’s decision

Dhaka is one of the most unliveable cities in the world, which does not go hand-in-hand with the progress made by the country, says the road transport and bridges minister

Metro, railway tussle over yard at Kamalapur

The metro rail authorities have planned to construct a stable yard near the Kamalapur station, but the Bangladesh Railway argues it conflicts with a plan previously agreed upon by the two parties.

Rooppur, Matarbari, metros to get highest ADP allocation

The government is set to increase budget allocation for quick completion of the Rooppur nuclear and Matarbari coal-fired power plant projects.

No decision yet on running metro rail on Fridays: MAN Siddique

The metro railway authority is yet to decide whether to run metro trains on Fridays

Kafkaesque realities of traffic rule enforcement

The problem lies in the lack of clarity regarding the type of speed cameras installed and their operational status.

#Perspective / How Dhaka’s metro rail simplifies Ramadan commutes

The metro rail has emerged as more than just a mode of transportation — it is a respite. During Ramadan, when the city seems to pulse with a heightened sense of urgency, the metro offers a calm, efficient path through it all. Its ability to bypass the notorious traffic jams means that people can ensure timely arrivals at work and, more importantly, at the family’s dinner table for iftar.

May 27, 2024
May 27, 2024

Metro rail operations resume after 1.5 hours

Metro rail operations resumed after one and a half hours of suspension this morning

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

Pressure on buses multiply as metro services face disruption

Buses from Shahbagh, Gulistan and Motijheel areas were travelling in full capacity

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

2 MRT lines may miss deadline

The metro rail authorities are likely to miss the 2030 deadline for completing two of the six planned metro lines in Dhaka as they have not yet started carrying out feasibility studies for the two lines.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

15pc VAT on Metro Rail: Quader requests PM to reconsider NBR’s decision

Dhaka is one of the most unliveable cities in the world, which does not go hand-in-hand with the progress made by the country, says the road transport and bridges minister

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Metro, railway tussle over yard at Kamalapur

The metro rail authorities have planned to construct a stable yard near the Kamalapur station, but the Bangladesh Railway argues it conflicts with a plan previously agreed upon by the two parties.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Rooppur, Matarbari, metros to get highest ADP allocation

The government is set to increase budget allocation for quick completion of the Rooppur nuclear and Matarbari coal-fired power plant projects.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

No decision yet on running metro rail on Fridays: MAN Siddique

The metro railway authority is yet to decide whether to run metro trains on Fridays

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

Kafkaesque realities of traffic rule enforcement

The problem lies in the lack of clarity regarding the type of speed cameras installed and their operational status.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

How Dhaka’s metro rail simplifies Ramadan commutes

The metro rail has emerged as more than just a mode of transportation — it is a respite. During Ramadan, when the city seems to pulse with a heightened sense of urgency, the metro offers a calm, efficient path through it all. Its ability to bypass the notorious traffic jams means that people can ensure timely arrivals at work and, more importantly, at the family’s dinner table for iftar.

January 31, 2024
January 31, 2024

After metro rail, Dhaka’s buses should be the next megaproject

Metro rail is only one part of the puzzle; rationalising bus lines and making bus services passenger-friendly has to be the next step.

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