Bangabandhu Mobile Railway Museum starts nationwide displaying

Earlier on April 27, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the travelling museum

The “Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Rail Museum”' has started its journey on the tracks on Monday, to convey the ideals and struggles of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the people of Bangladesh.

The travelling museum was inaugurated and opened for exhibition by Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan in Gopalganj railway station.

Earlier on April 27 this year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the “Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Rail Museum”.

The museum has a broad gauge and a meter gauge coach. It will be on display at stations across the country for a limited period of time.

According to the Railway officials, a trial run of the museum has already been completed from Dhaka to Joydebpur.

As per plan, meter gauge started from Chittagong station and broad gauge from Gopalganj station on Sunday. 

Both the museums have an informative collection of 12 separate paintings and rare photographs on the life of Sheikh Mujib.

Manzoorul Alam Chowdhury, additional director general of Bangladesh Railways, said: “The museum highlights the history of the life of Bangabandhu from 1920-1975, his involvement in politics and becoming a leader of the people, liberation war, and struggle events.”

He also talked about the technological aspects of the museum where visitors can see Bangabandhu's pictures, speeches, various aspects of his life through the screen.