Dhaka buses in poor condition

  • Scuff marks and dents caused by collisions with other buses are seen on a bus operating on the Mirpur-Abdullahpur route. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Scuff marks and dents caused by collisions with other buses are seen on a bus operating on the Mirpur-Abdullahpur route. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Most of the buses operating on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route are in dilapidated condition – almost all of them have damaged paint, some of them have broken headlights, broken windows and no sideview mirrors. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Most of the buses operating on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route are in dilapidated condition – almost all of them have damaged paint, some of them have broken headlights, broken windows and no sideview mirrors. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The rainy season is here but some bus owners have not bothered to fix their vehicles. Buses with broken windows continue to ply the Gabtoli-Babubazar route. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The rainy season is here but some bus owners have not bothered to fix their vehicles. Buses with broken windows continue to ply the Gabtoli-Babubazar route. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A bus with no indicator lights and broken headlights is seen on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A bus with no indicator lights and broken headlights is seen on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The structure and paintwork of this bus have been damaged due to collisions with other buses in a race to pick up passengers. The bus continues to run on the streets of Dhaka with minimum repairs. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The structure and paintwork of this bus have been damaged due to collisions with other buses in a race to pick up passengers. The bus continues to run on the streets of Dhaka with minimum repairs. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The structure and paintwork of this bus have been damaged due to collisions with other buses in a race to pick up passengers. The bus continues to run on the streets of Dhaka with minimum repairs. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The structure and paintwork of this bus have been damaged due to collisions with other buses in a race to pick up passengers. The bus continues to run on the streets of Dhaka with minimum repairs. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The paint on multiple sides of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route has been damaged following collisions with other buses. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The paint on multiple sides of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route has been damaged following collisions with other buses. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The paint on multiple sides of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route has been damaged following collisions with other buses. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The paint on multiple sides of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar route has been damaged following collisions with other buses. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The condition of the interior of this bus on the Gabtoli-Babubazar bus is also very poor. Passengers suffer from dust and rain due to broken windows. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • This Boishakhi Paribahan bus running on the Savar-Natun Bazar route is damaged and has no tail lights. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    This Boishakhi Paribahan bus running on the Savar-Natun Bazar route is damaged and has no tail lights. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • This Boishakhi Paribahan bus running on the Savar-Natun Bazar route is damaged and has no tail lights. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    This Boishakhi Paribahan bus running on the Savar-Natun Bazar route is damaged and has no tail lights. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove