Like in previous years, Bangladesh Railway (BR) is going to operate a “special mango train” this year too – to facilitate transport of mangoes at a lower cost.
In an unprecedented move, the parliamentary standing committee on housing and public works ministry has directly recommended a major development project—to build an offshore smart city claiming land from the Bay of Bengal—directly to the prime minister.
The government has been working on building 258km of underground rail to ease up the traffic of Dhaka city. This plan consists of 11 different subway routes in Dhaka by 2050. Urban planners have called the project "costly" and "ambitious." They are saying that the project will not bring any positive change in the traffic congestion of the capital.
Can a parliamentary standing committee recommend a project directly to the prime minister without any due diligence? The law explicitly does not permit it.
Western Railway Zone needs over Tk 20 crore to repair around 100km of rail lines damaged by the recent flood in Dinajpur, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Thakurgaon, said Bangladesh Railway officials on Monday.
The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.
Two people were crushed under the wheels of trains in separate incidents in Dhaka.
Banker Rehan Ahmed rushed to Jamalpur after his grandmother passed away last month. Spending some days there, he went to the local railway station to buy the next day's ticket to the capital. But all he got was disappointed.
The Dhaka-Mymensingh rail communication snapped this morning after the engine of a commuter train detached at Sreepur upazila in Gazipur.
Prime Minister Modi ramps up spending on roads, railways and rural infrastructure in April to boost economic growth, after $19 billion in cuts brought public investment shuddering to a halt at the end of the last fiscal year.
India's government announces plans to invest $137bn (£88bn) in its ageing railway network over the next five years