Bangladesh Railway

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    Railway must stop travel on train roof

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    A PASSENGER travelling on a train roof died after being hit by a girder of the Hardinge Bridge over the Padma at Pakssey in Pabna...

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    Eid travellers suffer for BR mismanagement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on June 04, 2019

    Collapse of schedules, illegal rooftop journey and mismanagement marred Bangladesh Railway's Eid special service on Tuesday, just before Eid-ul-Fitr. Train delays - mostly on northern...

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    BR to run two special trains on Eid day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:17pm on June 04, 2019

    On Eid day two additional trains, Sholakia Special 1 and 2, will run on Bhairab-Kishoreganj and Mymensingh-Kishoreganj routes. Bangladesh Railway will not run any other...

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    Delayed train schedules irk holidaymakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52pm on May 31, 2019

    Homebound people suffer immensely on Friday as some major inter-city trains running late on the first day of Bangladesh Railway’s Eid special...

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    Railway’s online ticket selling collapses due to server problem

    | Updated at 01:32pm on May 22, 2019

    The Bangladesh Railway started selling advance tickets ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr ...

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    Eid train tickets from 5 spots in Dhaka from May 22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:13pm on May 15, 2019

    The Bangladesh Railway will sell advance tickets from May 22 to May 26 to facilitate people’s travel out of Dhaka and Chittagong to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr....

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    Repeated incidents worry railway ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:53am on May 09, 2019

    The repeated incidents of throwing stones at moving trains make the railways authorities worried as they make train journeys unsafe for the people besides causing...

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    A development project that stalls for inefficiency

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Any improvement in train travel has yet to happen. Bangladesh has invested billions of dollars over the past decade in large infrastructure projects, but successive...

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    Project cost shoots up

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:43am on May 05, 2019

    The cost of the proposed priority project of Bangladesh Railway to construct a dual gauge double-line on the Joydebpur-Ishwardi section has sharply gone up from...

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    PM opens Dhaka-Rajshahi nonstop train service

    United News of Bangladesh. Rajshahi | Updated at 11:56am on April 25, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday launched a nonstop intercity train service, ‘Bonolota Express’, on Dhaka-Rajshahi route. This is the first ever of this type...