The vendors know exactly how close to the track they can place their good. MEG-9 2203 passes the scenery on its way back to the main station in Dhaka. This branch l... (more)
Bangladesh Street Running
On the suburbian line from Dhaka the good old GM locos handled the passenger traffic. Reaching the terminus, 2239 passes along a street with more than a... (more)
Markets are everywhere in Bangaldesh, and especially fruit dealers seem to have an affinity to railways. This market needs to be passed when you want to reach the ai... (more)
2804 brings its metre gauge InterCity to the main station of Dhaka, passing along markets in between the tracks. The line has dual gauge - metre gauge and Indian... (more)
This is the main line through Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The tracks leading to the main station (to the back of the photographer). There is much live in between, a... (more)
General Motors in Bangladesh
This is the final shot in my series of pictures from the 1A1 1A1 GMD London, Canada methusalems on the rails of Bangladesh. The 40 locos of this type... (more)
59 years old General Motors Power
Between 1953 amd 1956 General Motors delivered 40 A1A A1A locomotives to Bangladesh (and Brazil). 59 years on a dozen of them was still in use h... (more)
This was taken just a few seconds after RP photo 312919 and it`s good to see that all on board are still present. I would guess that the train was travelling at around 30mph. 2712 heads a train of... (more)
Metre gauge Henschel No 2714 heads a well loaded train towards Dhaka Kamalapur at Karwan Bazar in 2010.
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...
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.