Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina on 18th September 2018, has inaugurated (through video conference) the construction of the third and fourth dual gauge rail lines of Dhaka-Tongi section and Double Line on Dhaka-Joydevpur section of Bangladesh Railway.
Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur Railway Project once gets completed, the train communication in the south-western region through Padma Bridge and in the northern region through Bangabandhu Jamuna Bridge, and on Chattogram-Sylhet routes from Dhaka would be easier and faster.
Under Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur Railway Project, a total of 96 kms of dual-gauge tracks along with other necessary infrastructures would be constructed from Kamalapur to Joydevpur railway stations under the project.
Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur Railway Project would not only help carry passengers but also transport goods.
Currency: Bangladeshi Taka
Official Language: Bengali
Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina