Bangladesh Railway

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    Time for govt to make railway platforms user-friendly

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 27, 2017

    IT IS deplorable that the Bangladesh Railway has failed to take any effective steps to resolve the mismatch of height of the platforms with the...

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    Most of rly platforms not user-friendly

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:46am on September 26, 2017

    Most of the platforms of Bangladesh Railway are not friendly to the passengers, especially those with disabilities, when accidents are frequent because of the faulty...

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    Deals inked to construct dual gauge rail track

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on September 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Railway on Saturday signed two contracts with foreign and local companies to construct dual gauge rail track on Dohazari-Ramu-Cox’s Bazar route...

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    Railway modernisation must have passengers in focus

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    BEARING marks of negligence in every service area, with railway stations, railway and locomotives being in a state of dereliction, the authorities have revised the...

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    Rly revising master plan

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:10am on September 16, 2017

    The authorities are going to revise the current master plan for Bangladesh Railway only four years after its formulation. Consultants have already prepared a draft...

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    Govt plans electric train between N’ganj, Joydevpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:41pm on September 12, 2017

    The government is planning to introduce electric train service from Naryanganj to Joydevpur via Dhaka. Railways minister Mazibul Haque said this in parliament on Tuesday,...

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    Rail links with Khulna snapped after derailment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on August 26, 2017

    Rail communications between Khulna and rest of the country snapped following the derailment of a passenger train’s locomotive and power car at Poradah in Kushtia...

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    Rush for second day advance train ticket at Dhaka station

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 11:10am on August 19, 2017

    A number of home goers crowded at Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka on Saturday to book train seats for their destinations to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, one...

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    Railway losses multiply

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on August 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Railway’s net operating losses almost doubled last fiscal year and its losses in the past 10 fiscal years increased by about 176 per cent,...