Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in southern Asia in the Ganges River delta on the Bay of Bengal. The state borders India in the west, north, and east and has a small border with Myanmar (Burma) in the southeast. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the historical and geographical region of Bengal. Bangladesh Railway Map will help you to be clear about the Bangladesh Railway stations. If you have a clear idea about the train road map, that will be very effective for you with your journey. Here you will get detailed information about the BD train map.
Bangladesh Railway (BR), the state-run transportation agency of the country, who is responsible for operating and maintenance of 2877.10 Km railway line. For smooth operations the Railway network is divided into 2 regions, Eastern and Western. Bangladesh Railway (BR) operates and maintains the entire railway network of the country.
Bangladesh Railway at a Glance
|Total Length Railway Line (km)||2,877.10||Total stations||460|
|Broad Gauge (km)||659.33||Total locomotives||286|
|Meter Gauge (km)||1,808.05||Total coaches||1507|
|Dual Gauge (km)||409.72||Total wagons||10,226|
|Railway Bridges||3650||Mail, Express, Commuter & Demu||132|
|Track Kilometres||4,093.15||Intercity trains||86|
|Number of passenger trains daily||341||Maitree Express (Dhaka-Kolkata) and Bondhon Express (Khulna-Kolkata)||05|
|Number of freight trains daily||37||Local mixed||126|
|Yearly operating revenue (million BDT)||11,000||Approved Manpower||40,264|
|Yearly Passengers carried (millions)||70||Yearly Passenger-Kilometres (million)||9,000|
Details About Bangladesh Railway Map
The Bangladesh Railway system has a total length of 2,855 route km. In 2009, Bangladesh Railway had 34,168 employees. In 2014, Bangladesh Railway carried 65 million passengers and 2.52 million tonnes of freight. The railway made 8,135 million passenger kilometers and 677 million tonne-kilometers.
Bangladesh Railway has three main passenger classes, “Air-conditioned”, “First” and “Second”. Most trains do not provide the “Air-conditioned” class. AC Class is divided into three sub-classes: AC Berth, AC Seat, and AC Chair. Like AC Class, First Class is divided into three sub-class: First Berth, First Seat, and First Chair. The Second class is divided into three sub-class: Non AC Chair (Shovan Chair | শোভন চেয়ার), Shovan (শোভন), and Shulov (সুলভ).
Maitree and Bondhon Express
The Maitree and Bondhon Express are international trains. Maitree Express has been in operation since 2008 linking Dhaka and Kolkata, India while Bondhon Express has linked linking Khulna and Kolkata since 2018.