metro rail

Rooppur, Matarbari, metros to get highest ADP allocation

The government is set to increase budget allocation for quick completion of the Rooppur nuclear and Matarbari coal-fired power plant projects.

No decision yet on running metro rail on Fridays: MAN Siddique

The metro railway authority is yet to decide whether to run metro trains on Fridays

Kafkaesque realities of traffic rule enforcement

The problem lies in the lack of clarity regarding the type of speed cameras installed and their operational status.

#Perspective / How Dhaka’s metro rail simplifies Ramadan commutes

The metro rail has emerged as more than just a mode of transportation — it is a respite. During Ramadan, when the city seems to pulse with a heightened sense of urgency, the metro offers a calm, efficient path through it all. Its ability to bypass the notorious traffic jams means that people can ensure timely arrivals at work and, more importantly, at the family’s dinner table for iftar.

Opinion / After metro rail, Dhaka’s buses should be the next megaproject

Metro rail is only one part of the puzzle; rationalising bus lines and making bus services passenger-friendly has to be the next step.

Metro rail timings around the world

A look into how long metro trains run in cities around the world as Dhaka metro rail begins its 13-hour run

Karwan Bazar metro station bans raw fish, meat, and vegetables

On the opening day of possibly the most anticipated station of MRT-6 – Karwan Bazar – one question dominated the minds of commuters and their social feeds: Will they allow raw groceries on the trains?.Karwan Bazar is home to one of the largest kitchen markets in the city, and located near

Metro rail now stops at Shahbagh, Karwan Bazar stations

The metro rail stations at Shahbagh and Karwan Bazar have started operation this morning

One year of Dhaka Metro: Are citizens in love yet?

The MRT-6 was inaugurated on December 28, 2023. What impact did it make on the city's transportation system? what are the city dwellers thinking?

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Rooppur, Matarbari, metros to get highest ADP allocation

The government is set to increase budget allocation for quick completion of the Rooppur nuclear and Matarbari coal-fired power plant projects.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

No decision yet on running metro rail on Fridays: MAN Siddique

The metro railway authority is yet to decide whether to run metro trains on Fridays

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

Kafkaesque realities of traffic rule enforcement

The problem lies in the lack of clarity regarding the type of speed cameras installed and their operational status.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

How Dhaka’s metro rail simplifies Ramadan commutes

The metro rail has emerged as more than just a mode of transportation — it is a respite. During Ramadan, when the city seems to pulse with a heightened sense of urgency, the metro offers a calm, efficient path through it all. Its ability to bypass the notorious traffic jams means that people can ensure timely arrivals at work and, more importantly, at the family’s dinner table for iftar.

January 31, 2024
January 31, 2024

After metro rail, Dhaka’s buses should be the next megaproject

Metro rail is only one part of the puzzle; rationalising bus lines and making bus services passenger-friendly has to be the next step.

January 22, 2024
January 22, 2024

Metro rail timings around the world

A look into how long metro trains run in cities around the world as Dhaka metro rail begins its 13-hour run

December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023

Karwan Bazar metro station bans raw fish, meat, and vegetables

On the opening day of possibly the most anticipated station of MRT-6 – Karwan Bazar – one question dominated the minds of commuters and their social feeds: Will they allow raw groceries on the trains?.Karwan Bazar is home to one of the largest kitchen markets in the city, and located near

December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023

Metro rail now stops at Shahbagh, Karwan Bazar stations

The metro rail stations at Shahbagh and Karwan Bazar have started operation this morning

December 29, 2023
December 29, 2023

One year of Dhaka Metro: Are citizens in love yet?

The MRT-6 was inaugurated on December 28, 2023. What impact did it make on the city's transportation system? what are the city dwellers thinking?

December 28, 2023
December 28, 2023

Metro rail: Shahbagh, Karwan Bazar stations to open Sunday

All 16 stations of the Uttara-Motijheel section of the country's first metro rail service will be in operation from December 31, when the last remaining stations -- Shahbagh and Karwan Bazar -- open to the public

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