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    Steps to be taken against railway privatisation: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on January 26, 2020

    Railways minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Saturday said steps would be taken to stop privatisation of railway to ensure good governance. He made the...

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    An effective train freight system can benefit all

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    The state-owned Container Company of Bangladesh not coming into operation even four years after its formation is worrying. A fully-functional container company could substantially ease...

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    Railway recovers 259.57 acres occupied land in 2019

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on January 08, 2020

    Railways minister Nurul Islam Sujon on Tuesday said that they recovered 259.57 acres of occupied lands of Bangladesh Railway in 2019. ‘We are trying to...

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    Unauthorised level crossings must be taken care of

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    FATAL accidents in unguarded level crossings have been a cause of concern. On December 24, 2019 two labourers died as a train hit a trolley...

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    Steps fail to ensure road safety, better rly service in Bangladesh

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:54pm on December 27, 2019

    Safety and discipline on roads and quality railway service was elusive in 2019. Though the government made huge investments in infrastructural projects communication by road...

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    Govt must be evenly focused on railway development

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

    THE Bangladesh Railway’s move for an elevated electric traction system for high-speed trains between Dhaka and Chattogram — despite having a double-line system in the...

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    Railway restricts ticket booking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on December 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway has recently restricted its ticket booking facility, barring general people’s access to the facility. From now on, only people with auto quota would...

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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...