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Proposed World-Class Railway Station Of Bhubaneswar
World-Class Railway Station Of Bhubaneswar Remains A Pipe Dream – What We Have Is Squalor & Indecision In Plenty

It remains a mystery that the New Bhubaneswar Railway Station has not yet been put to meaningful use. A full-fledged satellite station for Bhubaneswar is absolutely necessary. The city has expanded towards the north and the New Station should have better access and amenities without further delay. 

Cyclone Gulab: 28 Trains Cancelled & Many Diverted By ECoR, Indian Railways

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled as many as 28 trains in view of cyclonic storm Gulab which is likely to make landfall between Kalingapatnam of Andhra and Gopalpur in Odisha around Sunday midnight.

East Coast Railway To Impart Skill Development Training
East Coast Railway To Impart Skill Development Training To 2500 Unemployed Youths

As per an official statement, free training for skill development will be provided to unemployed youths (in the age group of 18-35 years) having minimum qualification as matriculation passed under the RKVY scheme, an initiative of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).

Rath Yatra 2021: ECoR Plans Restriction On Trains To Puri In July 

As a precautionary measure to break the Covid-19 chain, the Indian Railways has decided to restrict the train movements to Puri during the upcoming RathYatra festival.

Train Services
Covid Resurgence: 6 Pairs Of Trains Cancelled In Odisha, Check Details

The trains have been cancelled on May 10 and 11 to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission.

Constable, 10 Others Arrested For Damaging Nayagarh Railway Station & Attacking Manager

Nayagarh: Police on Monday arrested 11 people including a police constable for attacking station master in charge of Nayagarh railway station and pillaging the office premises. The police constable identified…

Centre Says No To Odisha’s Plea To Restrict Trains From Chhattisgarh  
Passenger, Express Trains Likely To Resume Services From April: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: In what could play a crucial role in providing relief to passengers, all the express and passenger trains are likely to resume services from April 1, said a senior East Coast Railway (ECoR) official on Friday. ECoR public relations officer said that at present 59 pairs of trains are operating on various routes due […]

railway budget 2021
Railway Budget 2021: Odisha Passenger Amenities See Highest-ever Outlay!

Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure comfort rail travel and hassle-free movement of traffic in towns or cities in Odisha, the Railway Budget 2021-22 has earmarked a massive Rs 581 crore. The highlight of this year’s budget is the allocation of highest ever Rs 429 crore for passenger amenities in Odisha. Also, in pursuance of zero […]

Odisha: Senior Railway Official Under CBI Scanner, Raids Underway

Bhubaneswar: A senior official of the East Coast Railway (ECoR) is under the CBI scanner for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to sources, on Wednesday, simultaneous raids were conducted by the officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on various places associated with Rabi Narayan Rath, posted as Railway […]

Railways To Run Festival Special Trains Till March End

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to facilitate people preferring travel by trains, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to extend the running of 21 pairs of special trains originating from its jurisdiction up to the last week of March, 2021. The list of trains is as follows: 02819/02820 Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar-Bhubaneswar bi-weekly Special leaving from Bhubaneswar […]

Additional Special Trains From ECoR From This Week, Check List & Timings

Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the movement of passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run six more special trains from its jurisdiction from this week. Services of two trains – Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur- Jammu Tawi- Sambalpur have already started, sources said. “Additional Special Trains will run from the second week of January, 2021 and […]

Running of trains during fog in winter
Winter Alert! Railway’s Precautionary Measures In View Of Foggy Weather

Bhubaneswar: Almost every day during the winter, a number of trains get delayed for hours due to dense foggy conditions. Even as the Indian Railways has a well laid-down procedure regarding operation of trains during fog and dense weather condition, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has now geared up its manpower to cope with the […]

New Train Timings: Guidelines Railway Passengers Should Keep In Mind

The Ministry of Railways has revised the timings of many special trains at various scheduled stations with effect from December 1, 2020, keeping in view the convenience of passengers and smooth traffic operations during a peak season ahead- Christmas and New Year. In view of the revised timings, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) administration has […]

Railway New Train Timings
Alert For Rail Passengers: Train Timings Revised From December 1, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 trains originating from the East Coast Railway (ECoR) and five others passing through the railway jurisdiction will now run with revised timings as the Ministry of Railways has decided to run these special trains with revised timings from today (December 1). The special trains will run with revised timings on […]

ECoR Commissions Modern Signalling System In NTPC Talcher

Bhubaneswar: The clear standing length (CSL) extension work of the NTPC exchange yard in Talcher has been provided with MSDAC (Multi-Section Digital Axle Counter) replacing the obsolete analogue Axle Counters for better efficiency. Informing about the modern signalling system commissioned in NTPC yard, East Coast Railway (ECoR) stated that the yard is now provisioned with […]

ECoR Inks Pact For 13 New Road Over-bridges In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Furthering its commitment to ensuring the safety of both road passengers and rail users, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Engineering Projects India Limited (EPIL) on Tuesday for construction of seven road over bridges (ROBs) between Dhanmandal- Brahmapur railway stations on Bhadrak- Palasa section of Khurda Road Division […]

East Coast Railway Wins Prestigious Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant Shield For Third Time

Bhubaneswar: Adding another feather to its cap, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has been selected for the most prestigious Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Best Zonal Railway Shield-2020 for all-round performance among all the zones in Indian Railways. Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Best Zonal Railway Shield is a prestigious honour for any Zonal Railway and the […]

New Trains
Odisha: East-Coast Railway To Run Four More Special Trains

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has decided to run four more special trains in its jurisdiction till further advice. Besides, services of five pairs of festival special trains have been withdrawn for less footfall of passengers. The new pairs of trains are: Visakhapatnam-Rayagada, Palasa-Visakhapatnam, Palasa-Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur-Rayagada. Train number Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Special, from Visakhapatnam will leave […]

ECoR Central Hospital In Bhubaneswar Gets A New OPD Complex

Bhubaneswar: In order to decongest the present out-patient department in the East Coast Railway (ECoR) Central Hospital at Mancheswar in Bhubaneswar, a new OPD complex has been provided to facilitate treatment of patients. As per reports, the increase in capacity would facilitate around 150 more patients every day. The new OPD of ECoR Central Hospital […]

Covid Battle: ECoR Engages MeD Robo In Bhubaneswar Hospital To Assist Medical Staff

Bhubaneswar: Amid this Covid pandemic, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has come up with many initiatives to provide a boost to the ongoing fight against the virus. This time, the railway zone has engaged a robotic device – MeD ROBO – to assist hospital staff at ECoR Central Hospital in Mancheswar here for effective management of […]

ECoR Commissions New Signal System In Rayagada-Titilagarh Section To Enhance Train Handling Capacity

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to enhance the train handling capacity between Ambodala and Lanjigarh Road railway stations in Rayagada-Titilagarh Railway Section, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has commissioned modernisation work in connection with yard remodelling by providing additional cross overs and shunting neck in the yard. It has also commissioned Intermediate Block Signaling in the […]

Unlock 5: Three Trains To Resume Service From Puri Today

Puri: Heavy cleaning and sanitation drive are currently being carried out at Puri Railway Station as the East Coast Railway is scheduled to resume services of its three trains from here today. As per the data shared by the Indian Railways, three pairs of trains including Puri-Ahmedabad, Puri-Durg, and Puri-New Delhi will run from the […]

Special Trains For UPSC Aspirants
UPSC Prelim Exams: Railways To Run Special Trains For Aspirants In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: East-Coast Railway on Saturday notified the schedules of the special passenger trains to be run from several places of Odisha to facilitate smooth movement of civil service aspirants set to appear in the preliminary examinations on October 4, 2020. As per the notification provided by the Railways, all the special passenger trains will run […]

Trains In Lockdown & Shutdown
Odisha Train-Related Info: ECoR Cancels Several Trains Due To Shutdown In Bengal

Bhubaneswar: The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has said that the ongoing partial lockdown in the State has been extended till September 20. However, with a complete shutdown in WB to be imposed on August 27, 2020, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) had to cancel several trains, partially cancel some and withdraw stoppages of a […]

BJD Creating Hurdles In Haridaspur-Paradip Railway Line Project: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused the ruling-BJD of creating hurdles in realisation of the much-awaited Haridaspur-Paradip Railway Line project. “We will never tolerate the way Mahakalpada MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak tried to obstruct the railway line project by sending a few people to stop the trial run on the route,” alleged […]