BR overwhelmed by passenger demand

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- The Bangladesh Railway (BR) is experiencing an overwhelming surge in passenger demand for its newly introduced intercity trains operating on the Dhaka-Cox's Bazar and Dhaka-Khulna ro... Read More

Inauguration of Akhaura-Agartala and Khulna-Mongla rail tracks on Nov 01

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- The country's railway network is set to see a major breakthrough next month as three more newly-constructed rail tracks will be inaugurated from Akhaura to Agartala and Khulna to Mon... Read More

First in South Asia: Underwater tunnel in Chattogram gets going

Dhaka, Oct. 28 -- A maiden underwater transport tunnel in Bangladesh, or in South Asia for that matter, formally opens today in Chattogram to establish unbroken road link ultimately running beyond bor... Read More

Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway: Land acquisition, utility issues slow construction

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- The construction of Dhaka's second high-speed elevated expressway -- the Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway -- is progressing slightly behind the target, with 9.5 per cent of work com... Read More

Nagar Paribahan loses all its charms

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Launched in three city routes to offer comfortable services, the Dhaka Nagar Paribahan has allegedly turned into an unpleasant commuting by now as the passengers have to wait for a l... Read More

Inaugural train rolls on PMB rail route today

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- A new paradigm of development emerges as train service through the Padma Multipurpose Bridge takes off today that will ultimate link the UN-designated Trans-Asian Railway beyond bord... Read More

Padma Bridge builder demands half cost from BR

Dhaka, Oct. 8 -- The Padma Bridge builder has demanded almost half the cost for constructing the country's largest road-cum-rail bridge from the railways ministry over a year for making the rail part.... Read More

Projects delayed as no time- frame for DCs to acquire land

Dhaka, Oct. 6 -- The authorities tweaked the land- acquisition playbook to speed up the implementation of key infrastructure projects. The new approach includes LA work in support of the main infrast... Read More

Ban on sand lifting hurts Dhaka-Sylhet highway work

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- A sudden restriction on extracting sand from the riverbed and Balu Mahals (sand quarries) has created a crisis in managing the high demand for earth needed to widen the country's cr... Read More

Trial run on Chattogram-Cox's Bazar rail track in mid-October

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- The Bangladesh Railway (BR) plans to conduct the first trial run of a train on the newly-constructed Dohazari-Cox's Bazar track in mid-October, with the target of officially opening... Read More