Run-down railway tracks

  • Plates of railway tracks are detached from the slippers as the plate pins are missing at many points in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Plates of railway tracks are detached from the slippers as the plate pins are missing at many points in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many railway slippers in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar do not have clips. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many railway slippers in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar do not have clips. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A lack of maintenance has caused screws joining the plates with slippers to come off the railway tracks used by more than 100 trains through Dhaka daily. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A lack of maintenance has caused screws joining the plates with slippers to come off the railway tracks used by more than 100 trains through Dhaka daily. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trains run on the dilapidated tracks in Dhaka with loose nuts and bolts. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trains run on the dilapidated tracks in Dhaka with loose nuts and bolts. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many of the old slippers on the railway tracks from Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar to Tejgaon are worn down. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many of the old slippers on the railway tracks from Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar to Tejgaon are worn down. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A run-down point box next to the railway tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A run-down point box next to the railway tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A plate has been detached from the slipper as the screw is missing from the railway tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A plate has been detached from the slipper as the screw is missing from the railway tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Plates are detached from the worn-down slippers of the railway tracks at many places in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Plates are detached from the worn-down slippers of the railway tracks at many places in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trains run through Dhaka with the railway tracks from Kamalapur to Airport station in a sorry state. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trains run through Dhaka with the railway tracks from Kamalapur to Airport station in a sorry state. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove