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Train services resume on Rayagada-Titlagarh route

Rayagada: After three days of flooding conditions due to heavy rains in Rayagada and nearby districts leading to damage of railway bridge between Therubali and Singapur Road and consequent disruption in railway services, the train traffic between Rayagada and Therubali has been restored with some restrictions today. Trains have been directed to follow strict rules […]

Rath Yatra 2017: ECoR to run 186 special trains to Puri

Puri: In view of the large number of devotees expected to visit Puri during the nine-day long Rath Yatra from June 25, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run 186 special trains to the Pilgrim city. General Manger of East Coast Railway Umesh Singh informed this at a Press Meet today. As part […]

8 Express, 24 passenger trains cancelled

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railways (ECoR) on Wednesday announced cancellation and rescheduling of at least eight express and 24 passenger trains due to ongoing modernisation work. As per official sources, the movement of trains between Chundagagarh and Barang stations would be cancelled in view of the proposed track doubling work. Besides, the timing of several […]

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143 special trains to Puri for Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: In view of the large number of devotees to visit Puri during the nine-day long Rath Yatra from June 25, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run 143 special trains to the pilgrim city. From June 25 to July 5, the train ‘Yatra Express Specials’ will run originating from Khurda via Bhubaneswar, […]

Bhubaneswar railway station to be ready by May

Bhubaneswar: The Railway authorities here today set a target to complete the construction work of new Bhubaneswar railway station by May, 2017, officials said. The target was set at a review meeting chaired by East Coast Railway General Manager Umesh Singh. “The new Bhubaneswar railway station will be ready for commissioning by the end of […]

Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain
Top focus to be laid on expanding network in Odisha: Railways

Bhubaneswar: The Railways today said top focus will be laid on expanding rail network in Odisha, while priority will be to link unconnected areas of the state and improve connectivity to ports. This was announced after Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain reviewed the performance and progress of ongoing Railway projects with General Manager, […]

Hirakhand Express mishap toll rises to 41

Rayagada/Vishakhapatnam: The death toll in the Hirakhand Express mishap went to 41 with the recovery of one more body. This was informed by Rayagada sub collector to the media today. Meanwhile, Railway  Safety Commissioner Ram Kripal, on the second day of his investigation into  the Hirakhand Express mishap, today went to the office of the […]

Rly job racket: Mastermind held from Jajpur

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, the Chandrasekharpur Police today nabbed Biswanath Sahoo from Jajpur for defrauding job aspirants of Rs two crore with a promise to get them jobs at the East Coast Railway taking the number of arrested persons in connection with the case to five. Source said arrested Biswanath will be forwarded to […]

Proactive passenger can prevent fire on train

Bhubaneswar: Prevention of fire on train is only possible by educating the public especially passengers so that they can take precautions to prevent situations of potentially harmful fire thereby saving themselves. This is a proactive method of reducing fire incidents on train and the damage caused by them. To make the train journey safer, Railways […]

Free Wi-Fi at Cuttack Railway Station from this Puja

Bhubaneswar: As a part of an ambitious project towards Digital India Initiative by the Indian Railways, Wi-Fi services will be provided at Cuttack Railway Station during Durga Puja in October this year. With this, Cuttack Railway Station will become one of the major railway stations in the country to have high speed internet facility for its […]

Manju Ray CPO ECoR
ECoR to seek CBI probe into job fraud case

Bhubaneswar: A day after the arrest of a Railway employee from Jharkhand by the Commissionerate police on the charge of defrauding Rs 22 lakh from five youths with a promise to provide them a job in the Railways, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday said it would recommend the CBI to probe into the […]

ECoR staff held in job fraud case

The Commissionerate police, which arrested an employee of East Coast Railway (ECoR) from Jharkhand today on the charge of defrauding Rs 22 lakh from five youths with a promise to provide them a job in the Railways, suspects involvement of a racket of some ECoR officers and staff in this shady deal

ECoR to run special trains for Bahuda, Sunabesha

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 […]

Reserved berths on special Rath Yatra trains for Puri

Bhubaneswar: For the first time, Railways has decided to run reserved accommodation for the benefit of the passengers headed for Puri from Junagarh/Bhawanipatna, Bangiriposi, Bhadrak, Sambalpur, Kendujhargarh and Jagadalpur for the Rath Yatra festival in Puri scheduled on July 6. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has appealed to the passengers to book the reserved tickets […]

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All unmanned level crossings in State to go by 2020

Bhubaneswar: All unmanned level crossings in the State will be replaced by subway, road underbridge or overbridge by the end of 2020. On the occasion of International level crossing week, East Coast Railway has informed that ‘gate mitra’ will also be employed at some places to check the rising accidents. While celebrating the level crossing […]

NGT fines ECoR Rs 50 lakh for unauthorised Jakhapura siding

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has fined the East Coast Railway (ECoR) Rs 50 lakh on charges of operating a railway siding without its permission at Jakhapura railway station in Jajpur district

ECoR to run Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi Express trains daily

Bhubaneswar: To provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush in regular trains, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi Express trains daily instead of earlier six days in a week. Shatabdi Express on Wednesdays and Jan Shatabdi Express on Sundays will run as Special Trains till June […]

9 pairs of summer special trains by ECoR

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run nine pairs of weekly and bi-weekly special trains across various destinations of the country in a bid to clear additional rush of passengers during the summer

Raipur-Bhawanipatna passenger to be extended to Junagarh Road

Bhubaneswar: To provide facilities to the commuters, Railways have decided to extend the services of Raipur-Bhawanipatna Passenger train up to Junagarh Road from July 8. 58207 Raipur-Junagarh Road Passenger train will leave Bhawanipatna at 2245 hrs, Kutrukhamar at 2307 hrs towards Junagarh Road and will arrive at Junagarh Road at 2345 hrs with effect from […]

IRCTC Railway new train time table 2018-19
ECoR increases fequency of trains

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