Bangladesh Railway

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    Only celebrations won’t stem decline in railway services

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2019

    THE Bangladesh Railway, which runs the largest public transport system, counted Tk 17.38 billion in losses in the 2019 financial year, as official statistics say,...

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    Bangladesh Railway in quagmire

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway is limping with serious problems like disruption in train schedules, ticket crisis and huge losses due to lack of technical and sustainable initiatives,...

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    Four railway staff held for interrogation

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:36am on November 16, 2019

    Police detained four Bangladesh Railway employees on Friday for interrogation on the derailment of Rangpur Express and subsequent fire on it at Ullapara railway station...

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    Probe finds drivers, guard responsible for Kasba train accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on November 16, 2019

    A probe committee, formed by Bangladesh Railway over the fatal train accident at Kasba in Brahmanbaria, submitted its report on Friday holding loco master, assistant...

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    Locomaster crisis raises alarm

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:14am on November 16, 2019

    The crisis of locomasters in the Bangladesh Railway is likely to linger due to lengthy recruitment process, said officials. About 35 per cent of the...

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    Construction to start in 2020 to increase train speed

    Shahin Akhter . back from Sirajganj | Updated at 12:14am on November 09, 2019

    The railways authorities are planning to start construction works of the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge over the river Jamuna in 2020 to increase the speed and...

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    Railway rejects KL request for 380 free tickets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on October 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway has rejected a request of Bangladesh Krishak League’s Chattogram (north) district unit for providing its activists 380 train tickets free of cost to...

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    Piecemeal effort cannot improve railway system

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019

    THE railway has for long been suffering from lack of proper planning and investment as transport sector policies are largely focused on roads and highways....

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    BR launches simulator to train loco masters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:34pm on October 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway authorities on Thursday inaugurated a simulator to train up entry level loco masters for enhancing their skills...

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    Railway struggles with crisis of loco masters

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:24am on October 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway was struggling with crisis of loco masters while many of them were less-trained and overworked. The authorities were scheduled to launch a simulator...