2nd Bangabandhu Railway Bridge Gas Transmission Pipeline
|This article is part of the Global Fossil Infrastructure Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.|
2nd Bangabandhu Railway Bridge Gas Transmission Pipeline (also referred to as 2nd Bangabandhu Bridge (Railway Section) Gas Transmission Pipeline Project) is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.
The pipeline would run underneath the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge in Char Pathailkandi, Bangladesh.
- Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTLC)
- Parent Company: PetroBangla
- Length: 7.46 mi / 12 km
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year: 2023
The gas pipeline is part of a larger bridge construction project, announced in July of 2019. Under the project, a dedicated double track railway bridge (approximately 4.8 km) will be constructed over the River Jamuna, parallel to and approximately 300m upstream of the existing Bangabandhu Bridge. There will be a provision to include a gas transmission pipeline through the bridge.
The "project period" listed on the GTCL website as of February 2020 is July 2020- June 2020.
Articles and resources
- Bangladesh Railway (4 July 2019). "Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge Project: A dedicated railway bridge over the river Jamuna". The Guardian BD. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
- Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL). "Ongoing and Future Development Plan". GTCL.org. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
- Government of the People`s Republic of Bangladesh (October 2017). "BANGABANDHU RAILWAY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT" (PDF). Ministry of Railways, Bangladesh Railway. Retrieved 25 February 2020.