First metro trains arrive

  • A barge carries two train cars for the Metro Rail from the Turag River in Dhaka’s Birulia towards the jetty next to the Diabari Depot on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The barge, carrying Bangladesh’s first metro transit vehicles, set off from Mongla Port for Dhaka on April 11. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carries two train cars for the Metro Rail from the Turag River in Dhaka’s Birulia towards the jetty next to the Diabari Depot on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The barge, carrying Bangladesh’s first metro transit vehicles, set off from Mongla Port for Dhaka on April 11. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first set of metro rail coaches is being transported on a barge to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) in Uttara's Diabari via Kaundia Dhaka's on the Turag River, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first set of metro rail coaches is being transported on a barge to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) in Uttara's Diabari via Kaundia Dhaka's on the Turag River, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first set of metro rail coaches is being transported on a barge to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) in Uttara's Diabari via Kaundia Dhaka's on the Turag River, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first set of metro rail coaches is being transported on a barge to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) in Uttara's Diabari via Kaundia Dhaka's on the Turag River, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying two metro rail coaches lays anchor at the jetty of Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying the first consignment of metro rail coaches covered in white cloth is en route to the Mass Transit Company Limited's jetty in Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying the first consignment of metro rail coaches covered in white cloth is en route to the Mass Transit Company Limited's jetty in Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying the first consignment of metro rail coaches covered in white cloth is en route to the Mass Transit Company Limited's jetty in Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying the first consignment of metro rail coaches covered in white cloth is en route to the Mass Transit Company Limited's jetty in Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Officials and media personnel are gathered at the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Diabari, Uttara as the first set of metro rail coaches arrived, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Officials and media personnel are gathered at the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Diabari, Uttara as the first set of metro rail coaches arrived, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying two metro rail coaches is on its way to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying two metro rail coaches is on its way to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying two metro rail coaches is on its way to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying two metro rail coaches is on its way to the jetty of the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) at Uttara's Diabari, Apr 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove