What`s it like inside the carriage? A well loaded train of devotees, en route to the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi, passes Karwan Bazar, in Dhaka.
Metre gauge locos 2603 (left) and 2915 pass at Sholashahar Junction with trains to and from Chittagong university.
Emerging from the morning mist, Alco 6002 on train 732,Barendra Express, 0600 Nilphamari to Rajshahi seen at Natore. The loco was built in Schenectady in 1965.
Metre gauge, Hyundai/Rotemn loco No 2910 heads away from Chittagong with train 37, The Mymensingh Express, 1510 to Jagannathganj Ghat.
Metre gauge MLW No 2317 shunts wagons at Laksham Junction. The loco was built in Montreal in 1969. The building on the left, which I think is a toilet, looks like it will topple into the water at ... (more)
Metre gauge HHD class, No 3320,built by Ganz in Hungary 1983,is seen at Bogra on train 20,the "Bogra Express", 1345 Gaibandha to Santahar.
Metre gauge Henschel No 2715 nears Mymensingh with the 1030 from Dhaka. As often, in Bangladesh, there is very little ballast in the track.
Metre gauge No 2511 shunts carriages at Mymensingh while a lady tends her 2 goats. The loco was built by Hitachi in 1981. Not much ballast around here!
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.
5 feet 6 inch gauge MLW No 6103 arrives at Rajshahi with the 0745 Chapainawabganj to Siragonj Bazar, The Rajshahi Express. The loco was built in Montreal in 1970.
Shopping opportunities are available from your carriage window as the train stops at Ishurdi. Grapes, nuts and books are amongst the goodies available.
ALCo clag! 5 feet 6 inch gauge loco No 6303 starts it`s engine at Khulna loco shed. Both of these locos were built in Montreal in 1981.
Metre gauge loco No 2919 has obviously suffered some damage to it`s nose. It is seen here at Kalaura Junction with the 0730 Sylhet to Dhaka in 2008.
Metre gauge loco No 2506 arrives at the east end of Mymensingh with a busy commuter train. The loco was built in Japan in 1980.
1969 built MLW No 2317 is the only loco present at the small loco depot at Laksham Junction.