Tag: East Coast Railway

Puri-Habibganj weekly special train cancelled for Wednesday

Puri: The East Coast Railway today cancelled special express train running between Puri and Habibganj (Madhya Pradesh) for a day. A notification from the ECoR said the weekly train from Puri to Habibganj will remain cancelled tomorrow (August 9) due to operational reasons. Also, the mail which was to leave Habibganj at 7.20 AM has […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Catering made optional in Bhubaneswar-Delhi Duronto, Puri-Howrah Shatabdi

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) today made the catering services in its Puri-Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express and Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Duronto Express optional. Passengers can now opt out of the catering facility offered by IRCTC while booking their tickets which will reduce the cost of their tickets. However, passengers can’t change their option during the journey once […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
ECoR Rath Yatra Special Train
143 Special Trains To Puri for Rath Yatra

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,

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
level crossing
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021