HC bans rooftop train journey

Action against rail officials if passengers travel on train roof

News Desk : dhakamirror.com

The Bangladesh Railway authorities were criticized by the High Court on Thursday (July 21, 2022) for poor administration of the railway services, including ticket scalping, and it was noted that no passenger is allowed to ride on the train roof.

“If any train carries passengers on the roof, appropriate action will be taken against the responsible officials who will fail to stop it, and even, they cannot imagine what consequence they will face,” the HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Khizir Hayat said during a suo muto (voluntary) proceeding on this issue.

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Railway halts online train ticket sales from Mar 21-25

It will sell tickets only at counters for 5 days from March 21
Bangladesh Railway is going to sell all tickets only at counters for five days from March 21 to March 25 due to handing over of online ticket selling system to new company.
During these five days advance tickets could be bought before two days of journey instead of normal system of selling tickets before five days

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Trains will operate at full capacity from Feb 13

Trains will start carrying passengers at full capacity from February 13, maintaining health safety rules. Bangladesh Railway made the announcement in a notification on Sunday.
Selling of tickets will begin from February 9, Shafiqur Rahman, director (traffic) of BR, confirmed the development. BR will sell 50 percent of the tickets through its mobile

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Rly starts advance ticket sale today

The Bangladesh Railway is going to start selling advance tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr today.
Meanwhile, huge crowd was seen at the Kamalapur railway station in the capital on Saturday.
Some bus operators will also start advance tickets sale within the next few days.
Saidur Rahman, assistant director (operation) central control of Bangladesh Railway,

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Advance train tickets up for sales amid huge crowding

Sales of advance train tickets before Eid-ul-Fitr for various destinations from Dhaka began at the Kamalapur station on Sunday morning amid mismanagement, with people standing in long queues for hours, Bangladesh Railway officials said.
People willing to leave Dhaka for outlying destinations at Eid, which is likely to be celebrated on

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Commuter train by next year

20 Chinese trains to ply in Dhaka, Ctg
Modern trains will be introduced in Dhaka and Chittagong by the next year to make commuting with their adjoining districts fast and easier.
Bangladesh Railway (BR) and Tangshan Railway Vehicle Company Ltd, a Chinese private firm, inked an agreement on the $58.31 million project at the railway headquarters in the capital yesterday.
The railway will procure 20 sets of diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU), a multiple carriage train, from the Chinese company.
The service will be

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Railway to offer 25 new services

Says communications boss, opens commuter train services on N’ganj route
In an effort to ease traffic hold-ups, Bangladesh Railway yesterday launched two new commuter train services on the Dhaka-Narayanganj route.
The services have been introduced to facilitate more people using the route, railway officials said adding, it would also provide over five thousand people a safer and more convenient mode of

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