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][2]


The pipeline would run underneath the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge in Char Pathailkandi, Bangladesh[1].

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTLC)[2]
  • Owner: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTLC)[2]
  • Parent company: PetroBangla[2]
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 10 kilometers
  • Diameter: 36 inches[2]
  • Status: Proposed[2]
  • Start year: 2025[3]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


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.[1] There will be a provision to include a gas transmission pipeline through the bridge.[4] In November 2020, it was reported that the construction on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge had started.[3]

As of November 2022, the project had made 16% physical progress and 0.93% financial progress.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Annual Report 2019 (PDF). PETROBANGLA. 2021. p. 47.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bangladesh starts construction on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib bridge". www.railway-technology.com. Retrieved 2021-08-17.
  4. 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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY LIMITED (GTCL)". gtcl.portal.gov.bd. Retrieved 2023-08-08.

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