Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Agargaon-Motijheel section of metro rail on October 20
The Dhaka-Aricha Highway may face long tailbacks and see a rise in road crashes if a metro rail line is built on the highway as proposed by the metro rail authorities, according to engineers of the Roads and Highways Department.
As the train screeches along the rails, one cannot help but marvel at the experience of being a passenger on the Dhaka metro.
The government has given its approval to form a dedicated Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) police unit to ensure comprehensive security measures for the metro rail system
Trains will run every 10 minutes from 8:00am to 11:00pm, every 15 minutes from 11:01am to 3:00pm, every 10 minutes from 3:01pm to 6:00pm, and every 15 minutes from 6:01pm to 8:00pm
Digibox, a locally developed smart delivery locker system, is set to be installed in Dhaka's various metro rail stations, which can be used to receive products from local e-commerce platforms.
Metro rail has started picking up and dropping passengers at the Kazipara and Mirpur-11 stations
Metro rail authorities will open Kazipara and Mirpur 11 stations on March 15, and Uttara South and Sewrapara stations in the last week of this month.
Gabtoli Bus Terminal, the largest and the busiest inter-district bus terminal in the capital, has to be relocated for the construction of a metro rail line. This may lead to suffering for tens of thousands of passengers.