General Motors clag! 2603 passes redundant semaphore signals at Sholashahar Junction on a Chittagong university to Chittagong shuttle service. The line on the right goes to Dohazari which now has ... (more)
The invisible train! I can`t even guess at the loco class. A train returning pilgrims from the final day of the Biswa Ijtema at Tongi heads for Dhaka Kamlapur. We were joined by a TV crew,here, t... (more)
2704 negotiates the complex, dual gauge trackwork as it arrives at Dhaka Kamlapur with the Joyantika Express, the 0730 from Sylhet.
2714 heads a train toward Dhaka Kamlapur at Karwan Bazar. This train is surprisingly full as it is heading in the opposite direction to the millions going to the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi!
2912 has obviously been involved in a heavy shunt at some time. Sister loco 2914 is prepared for an afternoon passenger duty.
Metre gauge 2909 roars out of Laksham Junction with the late running Mahanagar Probhati, the 0800 Dhaka to Chittagong
Metre gauge 2919 leaves Chittagong with the 1450 shuttle to Chittagong university. The carriages on these trains are very colourful to reflect the young clientele.
Metre gauge MLW 2306 on the Vaoal Express, 0020 Bahadurabad to Dhaka, passes slums lying very close to both sides of the tracks at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka.
2514 is stopped at a signal at Karwan Bazar with a train of devotees on their way to the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi. There is a fantastic,carnival-like atmosphere about these trains, with much... (more)
Only 2 broad gauge trains currently reach Kamlapur, the main station in Dhaka. Here ALCO clone 6412 nears Kamlapur with the Silk City Express, 0730 from Rajshahi.
1954 built, metre gauge GM 2020 stands at Chittagong, Pahartali shed. Now 56 years old and still in main line service! Also popular with crews and maintenance staff.
The most crowded train in the world? Every January the Biswa Ijtema event takes place in Tongi, north of Dhaka, attracting around 3 million people! On it`s third and final day the trains taking de... (more)
Metre gauge 2917 approaches Dhaka Kamlapur with the 0730 from Sylhet. sister loco 2915, in pink livery, waits to drop down to the station.
I think the cow has the wrong idea about stock yards!
Metre gauge 1978 built MLW No 2407 has arrived at Bogra on train 19, The Bogra Express, 1400 Santahar to Gaibandha.