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Delhi- Bhubaneswar Daily Special Train Route, Timings, Ticket Info & More

Bhubaneswar: As the Indian Railways is all set to run 15 pairs of special trains comprising only AC coaches, East Coast Railway (ECoR) today issued advisory for passengers boarding Delhi-Bhubaneswar daily special train. Here are the details of the operating special trains (train route, timing, ticket info and other essential rules) you must know. 1. […]

ECoR Completes Infra Set-Up To Take On COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Amid the Coronavirus pandemic in the country, the East Coast Railway in Bhubaneswar has fulfilled its target of converting 261 Sleeper and General coaches into ‘COVID-19 Isolation Coach’ to serve the nation in this tough time. The 5000 coaches offered by Railways would be used as quarantine/isolation facilities. The conversion has been done at […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: ECoR deploys drones to keep vigil of assets, infrastructure
COVID-19 Lockdown: ECoR deploys drones to keep vigil of assets, infrastructure

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has deployed drones to keep a vigil and ensure the security of its assets, infrastructure and vital installations during the nationwide lockdown which is in force to contain the spread of COVID-19. During the lockdown, assets like coaches and PRS counters are out of sight as they are not […]

ECoR produces masks & sanitizers to assist Govt in fight against COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has taken up the challenge on various fronts in an all-out fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. On the one side, it is ensuring supply of essential commodities like coal for the powerhouses, food grains for the public distribution system, petrol, diesel and other petroleum products for the transportation sector […]

Railway Seeks Relaxation Of Lockdown For Employees In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Railways are the lifeline and come under essential services that keep the entire nation going. Despite suspension of passenger train services as part of nation-wide strategy to contain the spread of coronavirus, Indian Railways is operating round-the-clock to ensure that supply of essential commodities doesn’t come to a halt. However, several railway vehicles on […]

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Coronavirus Updates: Trains Cancelled As People Shun Travel

Bhubaneswar: Railway stations in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar wore a deserted look as passengers drastically cut down their travel due to Coronavirus outbreak resulting in mass cancellation of train tickets. With the government working closely with agencies to ensure social distancing, dependence on public transportation, where chances of spreading of infection are […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railway begins thermal screening of passengers in running trains

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: With the Covid-19 cases crossing the 110 mark, the Indian Railways have started screening passengers in running trains. According to an official of Railway Ministry, the national transporter officials have started the screening of passengers inside the trains in Thiruvananthapuram with the help of the Kerala government. The official said that the work […]

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ECoR To Engage Ticket Booking Agents At Small Stations

Bhubaneswar: Ministry of Railways has decided to engage Station Ticket Booking Agents (STBAs) at small Stations considering the safety-related responsibilities of Assistant Station Masters (ASMs) who sell TrainTickets in these Stations. In view of the above, East Coast Railway has decided to engage  STBAs at NSG-5 & 6 categories of Stations. These Station Ticket Booking […]

Completion of Titlagarh-Raipur railway line electrification brings cheer to residents

Titilagarh: The completion of much-awaited electrification works of Titilagarh-Raipur railway line under the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) has now put a smile on the faces of railway passengers travelling through the section. According to sources, the electrification works were underway for a long time. Initially, passenger trains and goods trains in the route […]

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Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Jan Sadharan Express train trial run today

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Saturday informed that the Ministry of Railways has decided to run Jan Sadharan Express special train between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in view of the demands from the passengers of the outlying areas of the twin cities. The ECoR informed that the Jan Sadharan special train will run on […]

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Trains Diverted, Cancelled By ECoR Due To Safety Related Modernisation Work

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday informed that trains bound and originating from its jurisdiction will be diverted, cancelled and partially cancelled due to safety related modernisation work in Northern, Central and South Western Railway jurisdictions. In press release, the ECoR informed that some trains will be diverted, cancelled and partially cancelled in […]

Big News For Rail Passengers: IRCTC E-catering Services To Restart From Feb 2021
Penalty Revised For Violation Of Cleanliness Rules At Railway Stations: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: Think twice before littering waste next time you visit a railway station as you might end up in coughing up higher penalty for the violation. As per the notification of East Coast Railway (ECoR), the existing penalties for violation of cleanliness rules have been revised across all three divisions- Khurda Road, Waltair and Sambalpur. […]

Rail Budget 2020-21: Odisha Rail Project Allocations drop by Rs 220 cr

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imprint is clearly discernible in the Railway Budget 2020-21 for Odisha. Not only State’s many languishing rail projects received a capital boost in the rail budget but some of the impoverished districts of the State have also been put on the rail map. Delayed by almost 20-years, the 289km Khurda […]

Indian Railways Commissions First Waste-To-Energy Plant In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways has commissioned country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having a capacity of 500 Kg waste per day, in Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop at Bhubaneswar under East Coast Railway (ECoR). Member Rolling Stock, Rajesh Agarwal inaugurated the plant on January 22, 2020, along with GM, East Coast Railway. This Waste to […]

ECoR Commissions Indian Railway's First Waste-To-Energy Plant In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has successfully commissioned a waste-to-energy plant here at Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop. The plant, first of its kind in Indian Railways and 4th in the country, was inaugurated on Wednesday by Railway Board Member (Rolling Stock) Rajesh Agarwal. The plant, commissioned three months after the foundation stone was laid, was […]

Railway line from Nayagarh Town to Mahipur Railway Station inaugurated

Nayagarh: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday inaugurated the railway line between Nayagarh Town and Mahipur Railway Station as part of the ongoing Khurda Road-Bolangir rail project. Besides, the Khurda- Nayagarh – Khurda passenger train was also flagged off to Mahipur on the occasion. The 12 km line from Nayagarh town to Mahipur Railway Station […]

ECoR To Complete 2 Railway Line Electrification By Year-End

Bhubaneswar: The Railways is targetting to complete the electrification of the Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh and Naupada-Gunupur lines in Odisha by the end of 2019, an East Coast Railways (ECoR) official said here on Thursday. The work in the 56-kilometre Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh branch line of the Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur route and 90-kilometre Naupada-Gunupur branch line of Howrah-Chennai route is […]

ECoR To Roll Out Unreserved Sleeper Class Facility For Short Distances In More Trains

Bhubaneswar: Short distance train passengers in Odisha will soon be able to avail Sleeper Class journey facility by paying a little extra amount of the General Second Class Ticket fare as the East Coast Railway has planned to extend the Unreserved Sleeper Class Ticket facility in three more trains from next year. The three trains […]

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ECoR Announces Special Train For Kartik Purnima, Know Details

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has announced to run special trains on 12/11/2019 (Tuesday) for ensuring easy conveyance and clearing extra rush of passengers on Kartik Purnima in Puri. Train no- 06843, a special passenger train will run from Puri to Palasa on the occasion. The train will leave Puri at 2 PM. Similarly, the […]

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ECoR Announces Chhat Puja Special Trains From Puri

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the heavy rush in trains for Chhat Puja Festival, East Coast Railway has announced special train between Puri and Hatia. This Train will leave Puri station at 1.30 pm on October 30 towards Hatia via Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur City, Jharsuguda, Rourkela. In the return direction, this train will leave […]

ECoR To 'Instill Patriotism In Passengers' With Tricolours At Rly Stations

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to install monumental national flags atop 100 feet-poles at 26 railway stations in the zone during the current fiscal to “instill patriotism in the passengers”. The decision to install monumental flags at railway stations in district headquarters, historical places and tourist destinations was taken as per the […]

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ECoR To Run Exam Special Trains For Army Aspirants

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the heavy rush in trains following completion of recruitment rally of the 120 Army Battalion, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) is running two Examination Special trains today. According to official sources, the first train will leave Bhubaneswar at 8 PM towards Koraput via Brahmapur-Vizianagaran and Rayagada. Maximum candidates residing in Southern […]

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Indian Railways To Run Special Trains This Durga Puja and Diwali

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of rush in trains particularly during Durga puja festivities, Indian Railways has initiated a slew of measures to make the journey of passengers more hassle free. In view of the heavy rush in trains during Durga puja time, Ministry of Railways is running special trains towards different destinations of the country. The […]

ECoR launches drive against unauthorized vending in trains

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has launched the second phase of special drive to intensify strict action against unauthorized vending in trains during the Durga puja rush, an official said on Thursday. The first phase of anti-hawking drive started in July this year has borne good results, the official said. “Anticipating increased presence of hawkers […]

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East Coast Railway To Run 3 New MEMU Trains In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway will start MEMU service in three new routes — Puri & Cuttack, Cuttack & Bhadrak and Cuttack & Paradip in Odisha. Here’s the complete detail: The MEMU Train between Puri and Cuttack will replace 58416 Cuttack-Paradip passenger with train number 68416 Puri-Cuttack MEMU from 28th September. In return direction, 58415 […]