Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush on regular trains to and from Puri during the world famous Car Festival-2016 of Lord Jagannath, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has provided special trains from different parts of the state, including the special trains to and from neighbouring states.
Apart from the regular trains to and from Puri, 28 Special Trains for Bahuda Yatra and 26 Special Trains for Sunabesha will run for the convenience of the passengers. For the first time, ECoR has arranged most of the Special Trains with reserved accommodation to facilitate passengers to visit the pilgrim place.
The Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express has been extended to Puri till 16th July and two pairs of Special Trains between Khurda Road and Puri will continue to run for Bahuda and Sunabesha of Lord Jagannath. Besides the Special trains announced for the Rath Yatra festival earlier, 72 Special trains will now run for the above days of the festivals, an ECoR release said today.
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