Six die as train collides with lorry in Dhaka’s Kamalapur
5 Jan
2015
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Six die as train collides with lorry in Dhaka’s Kamalapur »

The lorry tried the rail line when it fell in front of the train coming in from Narayangaj around 1pm, Government Railway Police's DIG Mollik Fakhrul Islam said.

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BR to procure 150 railway coaches from Indonesia
19 Dec
2014
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BR to procure 150 railway coaches from Indonesia »

Bangladesh Railway (BR) is to procure 150 Railway passenger coaches from Indonesia.

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ACC submits chargesheets in railway graft cases dropping Mridha
4 Dec
2014
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ACC submits chargesheets in railway graft cases dropping Mridha »

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday submitted chargesheets in two cases over railway graft dropping the name of suspended general manager of Bangladesh Railway (East) Yusuf Ali Mridha.

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Metro rail bill goes to Parliament
30 Nov
2014
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Metro rail bill goes to Parliament »

Metro Rail Bill-2014 was sent to a parliamentary committee after Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader placed it on Sunday.

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Bangladesh Railway to add 150 steel coaches to its fleet in three years
27 Nov
2014
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Bangladesh Railway to add 150 steel coaches to its fleet in three years »

It entered into agreements with an Indonesian company at Rail Bhaban on Thursday to procure 100 metre-gauge coaches and 50 broad-gauge coaches with ADB funding.

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Tripura to request PM to lay foundation stone of railway track
22 Nov
2014
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Tripura to request PM to lay foundation stone of railway track »

Tripura cabinet today decided to request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone for the 15-km long Agartala-Akhaura railway track during his visit to the state this month

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Govt nods SAARC rail, power link drafts
11 Nov
2014
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Govt nods SAARC rail, power link drafts »

The agreements will link Bangladesh to the rail networks of India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka and pave the way for establishment of SAARC power grid.

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McAslan lands $3 billion Dhaka rail project
4 Nov
2014
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McAslan lands $3 billion Dhaka rail project »

Bangladesh capital tackles congestion and pollution with metro scheme

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Dhaka metro station design contract awarded
30 Oct
2014
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Dhaka metro station design contract awarded »

Dhaka Mass Transit Co has appointed John McAslan + Partners to design the 16 elevated stations and the depot for metro Line 6.

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Government mulls Kolkata and Khulna rail link
30 Oct
2014
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Government mulls Kolkata and Khulna rail link »

In a bid to further deepen bilateral ties with Bangaldesh, India is warming up to its neighbour with greater connectivity

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