Ignoring level-crossing risks

  • A man trying to get his cycle-van through a barricaded level-crossing in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man trying to get his cycle-van through a barricaded level-crossing in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children play on the bar at a level-crossing after it was closed to traffic due to sewerage line repairs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children play on the bar at a level-crossing after it was closed to traffic due to sewerage line repairs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The level-crossing in Dhaka's Tejgaon is closed to traffic due to sewerage line repair work, but a man waits to cross it with his bi-cycle as a train passes. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The level-crossing in Dhaka's Tejgaon is closed to traffic due to sewerage line repair work, but a man waits to cross it with his bi-cycle as a train passes. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers tying a level-crossing bar with shackles and lock after failing to stop people from getting through with motorcycles, rickshaws and cycle-vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers tying a level-crossing bar with shackles and lock after failing to stop people from getting through with motorcycles, rickshaws and cycle-vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A desperate rider crossing a fenced level-crossing, which has been closed due repair work on a sewerage line, with his motorbike in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Jan 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A warning sign hangs at a level-crossing closed to traffic due to sewerage line repair work in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A warning sign hangs at a level-crossing closed to traffic due to sewerage line repair work in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi