Design Review Padma Bridge Rail Link Project

Client Beijing-Guangzhou Railway Passenger Dedicated Line (Henan) Co., Ltd
Speed 350 km/h
Total length 41 km
Planning period 2016 – 2019
Services Supervision Consulting, Design Review, Independent Calculation, Optimization


The Padma Bridge Rail Link is located in the Middle Western part of Bangladesh. The total length of bridges is 31 km. There are 3 high viaducts with a total length of 21.86 km, 66 major bridges with a total length of 7.65 km, 224 frame minor bridges and 1 underpass. The original design adopted Indian specification, part of the BS specification and US specification. Scope of PEC+S's services was to recalculate selected structures according to European Norms and Standards. Within our Consulting Services an assessment on the safety and applicability of the bridges was given as well as advice and suggestion on improvement and optimization in terms of safety, durability and costs.