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May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Does Dhaka need underground metro or subway?

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.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Cost of train operation by pvt company per passenger Tk 2.43 per km, income 62 paisa   

In the last three years, the cost of train operation by a private company per passenger has been Tk 2.43 per km while the income was 62 paisa.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Journalists have blown a trivial issue out of proportion: Rail Minister's relative

Terming the suspension of travelling ticket examiner (TTE) Shafiqul Islam and travelling without tickets a trivial matter, Railways Minister’s wife’s nephew Imrul Kayes Pranto blamed journalists for bringing the issue to public.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

How will Eid journey be this time?

Another Eid is nearing, and Dhaka dwellers are planning to leave the city and head home for the holiday. The country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr with a nine-day holiday – giving people the perfect opportunity to spend time with their near and dear ones outside the capital, at home, or at tourist destinations. People in Dhaka can move around with relative ease; however, holiday-makers are expected to face a difficult situation.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

Akhaura-Agartala rail link to be completed by September 2021: Indian officials

The railway link between Akhaura of Bangladesh and India’s Agartala will be completed by September 2021, officials said today.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

Man dies being run over by train in Dhaka

A man dies after being run over by a train in Khilkhet area of Dhaka.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Stops suddenly, but with a purpose

Around 10:45am on Sunday, Egaro Sindhur Provati, the express-train from Kishoreganj, slowed right down around half a kilometre

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Tickets sold on black market

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.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Biker crushed under train in Khilkhet

A motorcyclist is crushed under the wheels of a speeding train at Banarupa level crossing in Khilkhet of Dhaka.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Train services in Natore resumes after 8hrs

Train services between Dhaka and Dinajpur resumes after eight hours of a train derailment Monday morning in Lalpur upazila of Natore.