Train operations resume 14 hours after Bijoy Express derailment in Cumilla. Railway authorities have declared the down line suitable for movement.

Chattogram Eastern Railway Manager Saiful Islam said, the up line completely collapsed after the derailment of the Bijoy Express train. Most of the bogies fell on the down line. The rescue operation of two relief trains started at 7 pm last night. He told that after 9 hours, at around 4 am in the morning, […]

Manpower shortage hinders increase in number of trains through Padma Rail Bridge

Intercity trains stop at one or two stations between Keraniganj, Munshiganj, Shariatpur, Madaripur and Faridpur. Therefore, these trains also have less passengers for short journeys. Railway sources said they lack manpower to run trains. Railway officials were well aware of the manpower requirement and included the issue of recruitment of 1,680 new manpower at various […]

Benapole Express fire: Delay in investigation and return of bodies raises concerns

Whenever a train accident or fire occurs, the government and the opposition parties engage in blame game, trying to avoid responsibility. These incidents result in loss of lives, destruction of property and deep grief to the affected families. Surprisingly, people in positions of power and political actors appear to be untouched by these consequences. This […]

BNP demands judicial inquiry into Mohanganj Express fire incident. Breaking News

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior joint general secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has demanded a judicial inquiry into the death of four people after miscreants opened fire on Mohanganj Express train in Dhaka. He emphasized this demand from the party in a statement on Tuesday. Expressing concern over the incident, senior joint general secretary of BNP […]