Regular scene here in Bangladesh, MLW Canada made ALCO DL535-A #2405 leaves Kishoreganj station with "38 Down- Mymensingh Express", Bhuiyanpur-Chittagong. The track which the train had l... (more)
Metre gauge GM loco No 2023 is shunting freight wagons at Srimangal in 2008. This loco was built by General Motors in 1954.
One of the unique Hitachi built 6 cylinder ALCOs for the Bangladeshi metre gauge stands at Sarishabari with the afternoon stopping service from from Mymensingh to Banghabandhu Setu East.
An MLW built ALCO DL535 pauses at the small village of Kahaloo in the early morning as the local children head to school.
Funnily enough the same Hyundai EMD as my last upload, but seen here a few days earlier on the outskirts of Mymensingh with the Jamalpur to Dhaka express.
A Hyundai built EMD brings an express train into Dhaka along the dual gauge track whilst life carries on around it.
Under an array of old British semaphore signals, MLW built (with an ALCO 6-251 power unit) 2306 arrives into Rangpur with the morning train to Lalmonirhat.
Metre gauge GM No 2606 leaves Sylhet with the 1000 to Chittagong, The Parahika Express. The loco was built by GMD in Ontario in 1988. Note the human headboard.
Metre gauge 1978 built MLW No 2407 has arrived at Bogra on train 19, The Bogra Express, 1400 Santahar to Gaibandha.
Metre gauge 1978 built MLW No 2407 has arrived at Bogra on train 19, The Bogra Express, 1400 Santahar to Gaibandha. It will soon depart along this track, passing through a textile market!
Metre gauge Henschel No 2717 leaves Laksham Junction with train 712, the Upakul Express, 0720 Dhaka to Noakhali.
A photo which really shows the atmosphere around these festival trains in Bangladesh. Metre gauge 2712 heads a train of Pilgrims returning from the Biswa Ijtema festival at Tongi. Seen at Mohakali... (more)
Taking a shower! A man takes a shower at the loco depot in Mymensingh in 2009. The locos are metre gauge 2511 (1982 built Hitachi), and 2317 (1969 built MLW).
Just after sunrise an Intercity train heads out of Dhaka as people walk to work.
A relatively lightly loaded express approaches Dhaka with only a smattering of roof riders...