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Welcome Note from Director General

Heartiest welcome to Bangladesh Railway Website

The portal has been designed to serve the purpose of not only the rail users but also for the others having stakes and interest in Bangladesh Railway. Hope and believe that you will find this page interesting.

It is of immense pleasure for Bangladesh Railway to ventilate you with various information on BR like train information, system of ticketing through Mobile phone, fares of passenger trains etc. through this website. Besides, important operational and commercial statistics of interest are available in the Website.

Bangladesh Railway having a comparatively small network of 2877.10 Km comprising of 659.33 Km Broad Gauge, 1808.05 Km Meter Gauge and 409.72 Km Dual Gauge is playing a very vital role in the field of transport network.

This railway started its journey in this portion of the sub-continent in 1862. Historically Bangladesh owned the railway network which was a part of the sub-continent. The orientation was focused towards Kolkata. Bangladesh Railway put emphasis to connect its network with every District Head Quarter. In order to keep pace with changes in the domain of transport in this sub-continent, Bangladesh Railway is relentlessly trying to cope up with the demand from its customers. With commitment to the honorable passengers and rail users, Bangladesh Railway is trying to provide a safe, reliable and affordable rail transport service to the nation.

Bangladesh Railway also has taken some important projects like construction of the missing portion of Double line between Dhaka-Chittagong, rehabilitation of deplorable tracks, procurement of rolling stocks and modernization of signaling system during the regime of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hassina’s Government.

Bangladesh Railway has recently introduced train related information using IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system through Mobile Phone and has taken initiative for computerization of pay roll, asset management, accounting, inventory control etc. which are the steps towards the implementation of Digital Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Railway’s vision is to provide a safer, quicker and economical transport system by covering its network throughout Bangladesh and working with mission.

Bangladesh Railway also intends to provide an environment friendly, energy efficient transport service to reduce global warming which will build a pollution free country.

Thanks for visiting the website of Bangladesh Railway with the hope that this will be of interest and helpful to you.


Md. Tafazzal Hossain

Director General

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