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.
Plenty of cycle rickshaws are still on the crossing as metre gauge Henschel No 2715 leaves Mymensingh on train50, Balaka express, the 1500 to Dhaka.
5 feet 6 inch gauge MLW no 6303 has to wait for track work to finish before it can leave the loco shed at Khulna. Note the bare feet in the track gang. The loco was built in Montreal in 1981
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, 1978 built MLW No 2407, arrives at Bogra on train 19, the Bogra Express, 1400 Santahar to Gaibandha. An expectant crowd awaits boarding!
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.
Complex, mixed gauge trackwork at Dhaka Kamlapur. At this time the broad gauge tracks were still unused.
Metre gauge MLU-14 No 2317, built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1969, calls at Srimangal with the Kushiara Express, 0820 Sylhet to Akhaura.
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 2917 leaves Chittagong, Bangladesh`s 2nd city, with the Mahanagar Godhuli, the 1500 to Dhaka.
I thought I'd try something a bit different for my 100th rp.net photo.... A world away from the modern computerised offices of Europe and the USA, the Station Master at the big town of Kishoreganj... (more)
A crash damaged carriage is seen on it`s side, loaded on a flat wagon at Laksham Junction.
Metre gauge 2915 stops at Sholashahar Junction with the 1415 Chittagong University to Chittagong. The Junction at the top of the photo is for Nazirhat (left) and Dohazari.