2nd Bangabandhu Railway Bridge Gas Transmission Pipeline

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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.[1]


The pipeline would run underneath the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge in Char Pathailkandi, Bangladesh.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTLC)
  • Parent Company: PetroBangla
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 7.46 mi / 12 km[2]
  • 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.[3] There will be a provision to include a gas transmission pipeline through the bridge.[1]

The "project period" listed on the GTCL website as of February 2020 is July 2020- June 2020.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 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.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL). "Ongoing and Future Development Plan". GTCL.org. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  3. 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.

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