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)
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...
Complex, mixed gauge trackwork at Dhaka Kamlapur. At this time the broad gauge tracks were still unused.
Metre gauge 2910 nears Dhaka Kamlapur with the 0730 from Sylhet, The Joyantika Express.
A departure from the nearby Dhaka Kamlapur station briefly disrupts trading at a mid track market in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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.
Metre gauge 2917 approaches Dhaka Kamlapur with the 0730 from Sylhet. sister loco 2915, in pink livery, waits to drop down to the station.