Dhaka, Bangladesh

DHAKA SUBWAY

Client

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA)

Year

2021

Key facts

240 km feasibility study.

90 km preliminary design of 4 subway lines (ultimate capacity: 60,000 pphpd).

Integration of 3 bus stations.

The network will connect the main areas of Dhaka and its metropolitan area, optimising land use and contributing to the sustainable growth of the city.

Services

Feasibility studies and preliminary designs for the subway:

Transport planning and mobility: traffic and transportation surveys, land use and urban analysis, socioeconomic analysis and GIS, traffic analyses and forecasts, route corridors and stations (definition of alternatives and comparative analysis), transport demand model in VISUM 18 software.

Civil and systems engineering for four underground subway lines. Engineering and preliminary urban design, operation & maintenance, cost estimation, feasibility report, land acquisition and resettlement plan.

Environmental assessments.