Maitree Express | The Daily Star
  • More train trips to Kolkata from this month: rail minister

    Bangladesh Railway is increasing the number of train trips to neighbouring India from this month onward, according to the railways minister.

  • Maitree to run 6 days a week

    Bangladesh Railway has started working to increase the number of trips between Bangladesh and India.

  • train-truck collision in Gazipur

    2 killed in Gazipur train-truck collision

    At least two people have been killed and two others injured as Dhaka bound Maitree express train from Kolkata crashed into a sand-laden truck on an unattended level crossing in Gazipur.

  • Maitree Express train hits truck

    Three killed as Maitree Express rams minitruck

    Three people were killed as Dhaka-bound international passenger train Maitree Express rammed a mini-truck at an “unauthorised” level crossing in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj yesterday afternoon.

  • Maitree Express Train

    All aboard harmony train

    The Maitree Express grabs all the limelight for connecting Bangladesh and India via rail but a little-known train has been running between the two countries since 1902.

  • Maitree Express

    End-to-end customs service of ‘Maitree Express’ launched

    Authorities officially launches end to end customs and immigration service for the passengers of Maitree Express to make rail journey between Dhaka to Kolkata and return more comfortable and cutting down the duration of the trip.

  • Khulna-Kolkata train service launched

    The passenger train service between Khulna and Kolkata is launched for smooth communication between Bangladesh and India.

  • From Khulna to Kolkata by train

    The long wait for another train service for smooth communication between Bangladesh and India is going to end as the premiers of two neighbouring countries are expected to inaugurate a new passenger train service from Khulna to Kolkata today.

  • Fire at Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express

    A fire breaks out in Maitree Express on its way to Sealdah railway station in Kolkata from Dhaka