Demand for half fare absurd: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the demand for half fare on metro rail is absurd and has no justification

5h ago

Metro rail service resumes after around an hour’s suspension

Passengers suffer due to two interruptions on busy weekday

9h ago

Ijtema rush: Metro rail’s Uttara North station entrance being closed every half hour

Metro rail authorities said they are having to close the entrances to the Uttara North station from time to time to cope with the heavy rush of passengers due to it being the last day of Biswa Ijtema

10h ago

Funding for Gabtoli-Dasherkandi metro line confirmed

The prospect of having another major metro rail route in Dhaka looks bright as financing for the construction of the southern route of Mass Rapid Transit Line-5 has been confirmed.

1d ago

Finish terminal works at Sylhet airport

Demand speakers at event

1d ago

Metro Day Off: Business picks up for buses on weekend

Usually, Fridays mean less passengers on Dhaka’s roads, making business difficult for buses. However, the game has changed since metro trains started operating between Uttara and Motijheel all day.

2d ago

Metro sees huge crowd as book fair kicks off

At the Dhaka University station, hundreds of passengers were seen waiting at packed platforms, hoping to board already overflowing trains

3d ago

Kazirhaat-aricha ferry service: Truckers’ suffering continues

Disruption in ferry services on Kazirhaat-Aricha route continued for weeks due to the cold wave and dense fog that sweeping across the country for the last couple of weeks.

6d ago

Rail fracture snaps communication with Rajshahi for one hour

Rail communication with Rajshahi remained halted for around an hour this morning due to a fracture in the track near Arani Railway Station in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi

6d ago

Airport Road may face traffic jams from tomorrow

DMTCL requested commuters to plan their journey accordingly

1w ago

Metro Rail: A relief for female commuters

In a city where one rarely comes across women-friendly public transportation and harassment is a common phenomenon, a coach reserved for female commuters in the country’s first-ever metro rail came as a blessing.

1w ago

They scalped 500 train tickets daily

A section railway station staff and an online ticket-selling company aided syndicates in acquiring and distributing tickets at inflated prices

1w ago

Uttara-Motijheel Metro: Buses beginning to feel the pinch

Ever since the metro trains started operating between Uttara and Motijheel all day, buses have been seeing fewer passengers.

1w ago

Metro Rail: Service disrupted as TV cable falls on power lines

The metro rail service suffered a brief disruption of 15 minutes around noon yesterday as a satellite TV cable was thrown across the power lines.

1w ago

BR to launch 11 pairs of special trains for Ijtema

Bangladesh Railways will operate 11 pairs of special trains for the devotees of Bishwa Ijtema-2024, the second-largest congregation of Muslims after the holy Hajj

1w ago

Metro etiquette: Things you can do to ensure a better journey for yourself and others

The MRT-6 is now open from 7:00am to 8:00pm, running between Uttara North station and Motijheel station six days a week.

1w ago

Metro rail disrupted for 15 minutes as cable thrown across power line

An unidentified person threw a satellite TV cable on the power line of metro rail, causing a brief disruption of the service around noon today

1w ago

Aricha-Kazirhat ferry services suspended due to dense fog

Ferry services on Aricha-Kazirhat route was suspended from 10:30pm yesterday due to dense fog

1w ago
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