2704 negotiates the complex, dual gauge trackwork as it arrives at Dhaka Kamlapur with the Joyantika Express, the 0730 from Sylhet.
A market in the Malibag area of Dhaka spills across the mixed gauge main line, just over a mile from Dhaka`s main station. For a view of a train passing through see...
A busy scene at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. A train for the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi has just cleared the road crossing, so life returns to the street. Note the small trolley following the train.
Emerging from the morning mist at Karwan Bazar was my first sight of a Biswa Ijtema train. An amazing scene as the whole train seemed to be alive! The noise of the excited passengers grew as the t... (more)
Metre gauge MLW No 2408 arrives back at Dhaka Kamlapur loco shed with 2 departmental carriages. The loco was built in Montreal in 1978. Note the kids getting a free ride.
Metre gauge 2910 nears Dhaka Kamlapur with the 0730 from Sylhet, The Joyantika Express.
A departure from the nearby Dhaka Kamlapur station briefly disrupts trading at a mid track market in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
In a scene that could almost be universal, MLW built 2408 sits by the freight shed at Dhaka Kamlapur with a couple of boxcars and oil tankers.
Metre gauge DLW No 2801 crosses the Pantha Path Road in Dhaka with a train of pilgrims heading to the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi.
Better than a window seat? The folk riding on the outside of the loco get a great view, but also get a close up view of birds, insects and dust. Metre gauge Hitachi No 2507 passes Malibag with the... (more)
Metre gauge JDE-14 class No 2512 was built by Hitachi in 1980. It is seen outside the loco shed at Dhaka Kamlapur.
Metre gauge Hitachi 2507 shunts carriages at Dhaka Kamlapur.
A track gang is at work at Kamlapur (Dhaka`s main station). They are installing dual gauge track to allow broad gauge trains from the west of the country to reach the capital.Note the footwear!
That ain`t no way to treat a loco! Metre gauge DLW 2801 is well loaded with pilgrims heading for the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi. Seen at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka.
A young worker is involved in creating a dual gauge loco inspection pit at Kamlapur shed in Dhaka. This is for the broad gauge locos soon to be able to reach Dhaka.The locos visible behind him are... (more)