Dhaka, Nov. 19 -- The railway is going to declare a misspent project 'completed' without any work as it failed to get any bidder from three rounds of tender in several years, officials said.

A recent meeting of the project steering committee of Bangladesh Railway, chaired by railways secretary Dr Humayun Kabir, made the decision, three and a half years after the project was taken.

The committee in this case reviewed a technical committee's report on the difficulties to implement the project styled 'Overhauling 21 MG Diesel Electric Locomotive of Bangladesh' taken in July 2019.

The cost of the solely government-funded project was fixed at Tk 2.42 billion to make 21 locomotives fully functional. But the project is now facing closure foll...