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Bangladesh Railway

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    Govt must manage railway, waterway septage

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of septage and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped on...

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    77m cubic metres of septage dumped

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of liquid waste and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped...

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    Preventable death in level crossing unacceptable

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

    FATAL accidents in level crossings go unchecked for a lack of oversight by the authorities concerned, impatience and lack of awareness on part of people...

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    Govt must put railway goods, cargo services in full trundle

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    AN OVERHAUL appears to be pressing as a decline has become evident for quite some years in goods and cargo services of the Bangladesh Railway,...

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    Rail freight transport limps   

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:41am on July 06, 2019

    The Bangladesh Railway is limping with its goods transport services with age-old freight wagons. Considered a cheaper and safer transport system, the railway is not...

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    Wood, bamboo used at railway tracks, bridges!

    Shahin Akhter and Habib Khan | Updated at 12:09am on July 06, 2019

    The Bangladesh Railway is using wood and bamboo instead of iron equipment at rickety railway tracks and bridges in at least two major sections, posing...

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    Poor maintenance of tracks blamed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on July 02, 2019

    The two committees formed to probe the recent fatal train accident in Moulvibazar submitted their inquiry reports on Monday while one report found that poor...

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    Probe reports not submitted yet, compensations announced

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on June 27, 2019

    Two committees formed by the railways authorities to probe the recent fatal rail accident in Moulavibazar could not submit reports by the deadline expired on...

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    People guilty of negligence will be punished: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:12pm on June 26, 2019

    Railways minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Wednesday said that if investigation into Kulaura accident found anyone guilty of negligence, then strict action would be...

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    Many railway bridges in poor conditions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on June 25, 2019

    More than 900 of the 3,143 bridges of the Bangladesh Railway are in poor and dilapidated condition placing passenger safety under threat. After the weekly...

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