Objectives and Targets

The project aims at constructing new railway track (approz.169 Km) from Capital City Dhaka to Jashore via Padma Multipurpose Bridge to establish new Broad Gauge (BG) railway connectivity through south-west part of the country. Total Track length is 215.22 Km including loops and sidings and double lines.

The targets of the Projects are –

  • Construction of new Broad Gauge (169+3) =172 Km route main line and 43.22 km loop & siding line. Total track is 215.22 km including loops & siding
  • Construction of 23.377km viaducts, 66 major bridges, 244 minor bridges/ culverts/ underpass, 1 road overpass (at Mawa approach) and 29 Level Crossings.
  • Construction of 14 new station Buildings and remodeling of 6 exiting station buildings along with Platforms, Platforms Shed, approach roads, functional and residential building for O&M personnel and other allied works.
  • Installing Computer Based Relay interlocked signaling System along with Telecommunication System of 20(Twenty) stations.
  • Supply of 100 BG Passenger Coaches.
  • Supervision Consultancy Services.
  • Acquisition of 1796 Acres private land and implement of RP & EMP.