Roof riders! Metre gauge 2917 nears journey`s end at Dhaka Kamlapur with the 0730 from Sylhet.
Fellow railpics contributor Phil Cotterill photographs a train of pilgrims returning from the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi. Seen in the Tejgaon area of Dhaka. I`ve no idea of the loco class.
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.
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...
Metre gauge GM no 2216, the number is shown in Bangla script on the loco, is seen at the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi. I believe the 3 attached carriages form a medical/hospital train. The loco ... (more)
This textile market at Bogra is located right across the tracks next to the station. For a photo of a train running through it, see Railpics 277666
A "fairly well loaded" and very late running 09h50 Dhaka Kamlapur – Dinajpur “Ekota Express” departs from Chatmohar on 28/11/09. People were heading home for “Eid” Festival. This was the second ... (more)
Hyundai-Rotem built #2919 arrives at Gafargaon on 22/11/09 with train 48, 12h25 Dewanganj to Dhaka Kamlapur “Dewanganj Express”.
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.