Bangladesh Railway

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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...

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    Rail routes closure by BNP was suicidal: Hasina

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:34pm on October 16, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the then BNP government referred to close down rail communication on several routes calling them non-profitable as prescribed...

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    Railway suspends 3 for running train without loco master

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 11:56pm on October 14, 2019

    The Bangladesh Railway authorities have suspended three officials on charge of running Pabna Express train without its main driver, loco master. The train went to...

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    Railway plans to repair dilapidated Joydebpur-Parbatipur section

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:19am on October 13, 2019

    Initiatives have been taken to repair one of the major dilapidated sections of Bangladesh Railway between Joydebpur and Parbatipur for safe train movements. Currently 30...

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    Railway suspends two for Rangpur accident

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:36am on October 05, 2019

    Lalmonirhat railway division on Friday suspended locomaster and assistant locomaster of Uttarbanga Mail after its locomotive hit standing compartments during shunting at Kaunia railway junction...

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    Railway accidents must be stopped

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

    THE incident of a locomotive hitting two standing compartments as the brake failed while changing position at the Kaunia railway station in Rangpur brings to...