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Big Announcement For Railway Passengers Ahead Of Festive Season, Avail Facilities Till New Year

Bhubaneswar: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers during Puja Holidays, Ministry of Railways is running Special Trains towards different destinations from and through East Coast Railway jurisdiction by creating additional berths. These trains are Puri-Santragachhi (Howrah)-Puri Special, Puri-Shalimar (Howrah)-Puri Special, Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Special, Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Special, Visakhapatnam-Tirupati-Visakhapatnam Special, Kacheguda-Tata-Kacheguda Special, Sealdah-Puri-Sealdah Special and Santragachhi-Chennai-Santragachhi […]

Double Delight For Train Passengers in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a delay of nearly four months, Indian Railways is all set to provide train tickets printed in Odia language for passengers traveling to and from Odisha. The new scripting in local vernacular language-Odia will apply for the Unreserved Train Tickets. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the unreserved train tickets printed in Odia […]

Railways Announce New Timetable For This Bhubaneswar-Bound Train

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has revised the timing of the Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express. The new timing will be effective from September 1. “In view of operational reasons, it has been decided to run 12894 Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express with the revised timings from 1st September, 2019,” informed the railway. The Inter City […]

ECoR Bound Trains Cancelled, Partially-Cancelled & Diverted

Bhubaneswar: In view of safety related modernization work between Wadsinge and Bhalwani Stations in Solapur-Wadi Railway Section in Central Railway jurisdiction for commissioning of double line, a few East Coast Railway (ECoR) bound trains will be cancelled, partially cancelled and diverted. As per a release of the Railways, below is the list of trains cancelled, […]

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Trains Cancelled, Diverted Following Heavy Rain In Rayagada; Here's The List

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the damages caused to railway track between Doikalu and Ambodala stations in Rayagada-Titilagarh railway section following heavy rains, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has either cancelled or diverted several passenger and Express trains running on the route. In a release, the ECoR said massive floods and rain in Rayagada area have […]

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ECoR Cancels, Diverts Several Trains Following Incessant Rain In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled, diverted and short-terminated many passenger and express trains due to flood-like situation in Daikalu-Ambadola section of Rayagada-Titlagarh route following incessant rain since the last two days. In a release issued by the ECoR, it said, “Railways will be able to give proper forecast of restoration of traffic […]

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Trains cancelled due to modernisation work

The East Coast Railway has cancelled four local passenger trains and one express train for August 4. In a release, the ECoR said the trains have been cancelled in view of the safety related modernisation work between Kalupadaghat-Kuhuri-Gangadharpur Railway Stations. CANCELLATION OF TRAINS: 1. 22820/22819 Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam Inter City Express from Visakhapatnam on 03.08.2019 and from […]

GPS in all trains by fiscal end: Railway Board chairman

Bhubaneswar: All the locomotives will be equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) devices by the end of FY20, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said here Sunday. CCTVs will also be installed at the major junctions and express trains by the end of the financial year to improve passenger security, he said. The GPS systems […]

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Rath Yatra 2019: ECoR Launches Mobile App For Benefit Of Passengers

Bhubaneswar/Puri: With an aim to provide information electronically and promote Digital India, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rath Yatra Mobile App ‘ECOR YATRA’ for the benefit of the passengers especially the devotees coming to witness the world famous car fest-2019 at Puri. The information was provided by Ajoy Behera, Chief Commercial Manager of the […]

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Railway Initiative For Rath Yatra! Here's ECoR's Special Appeal To All Passengers

To be extra careful in overcrowded Trains Manpower mobilisation done for smooth running of Trains & Crowd Management Use UTS Mobile App to book journey Ticket by avoiding rush at Counters Rath Yatra Mobile App ECOR Yatra to get Railway information & facilities Ahead of the world famous annual Rath Yatra in Puri, East Coast […]

Rath Yatra 2019: East Coast Railways To Run 194 Special Trains To Puri

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the rise in inflow of devotees to Puri during the forthcoming annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and His siblings, the Khurda Road Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run 194 special trains apart from the regular trains, to the pilgrim city between July 4 (Car Festival) and July […]

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Railway Recruitment 2019: Notification Out For Various Posts, Check Details Now

Probably the biggest recruitment sector in India, the Indian Railways has come up with another vacancy notification for all the job aspirants. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has released a notification for the positions of Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) and Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT). Interested and eligible candidates are advised to walk-in for the positions […]

Normalcy in train services from Puri restored

Puri: The Railways restored normal train services from the holy city of Puri on Monday, informed the East Coast Railway (ECoR) authorities.  All the passenger trains as well as express trains, trains originating from Puri daily have started running from the tourist town. “No train has been rescheduled or the routes of any train are diverted,” […]

Cyclone Fani: ECoR cancels 19 trains; here's the list

Bhubaneswar: Two days after the extremely severe cyclone ‘Fani’ battered Bhubaneswar and other coastal parts of the State, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) today cancelled 19 more trains running or originating from the capital city. According to a release issued by the ECoR, the trains have been cancelled due to non-availability of train rakes. Here […]

Cyclone Fani: 103 Trains Will Not Run From May 2, Notice For Rail Passengers

Bhubaneswar: Following a high-level meeting, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has issued an advisory to cancel or regulate trains which might get affected due to Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ which is expected to make a landfall in Odisha. Reportedly, 103 trains have been cancelled in the first phase for Fani, while two have been diverted. According […]

Tapaswini Express fire mishap: Two detained as authorities begin probe

Puri: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) authorities have initiated a probe into the fire mishap in Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express which destroyed at least three bogies of the train on Friday. According to sources, a high-level team constituted to conduct probe into the incident has already begun investigation by taking into all aspects of the mishap; […]

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Congress, BJD oppose shifting of Railway electrification unit from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The decision of the Railways Ministry to shift the office of Chief Railway Electrification from Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru has now been opposed by several political parties including Congress and BJD in Odisha. Slamming the Centre for its decision, Odisha Congress today alleged that the move will adversely affect the financial condition of the State. […]

ECoR removes its last mechanical signalling system in Odisha

Bolangir: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) today removed its last mechanical signals with arms, which was operational in at Tureikela Road Station near Kantabanji in Balangir district, and replace it with modern signalling system. With this, as part of its modernization plan, ECoR has now replaced all the mechanical signals with arms or Semaphore along […]

Train whizzes past open level crossing in Odisha; 2 railway staff suspended

Puri: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) today suspended train driver Govinda Sahu and assistant driver Umesh Kumar for allegedly ignoring signal and driving through Matiapada level crossing in Puri while the gates were open. Earlier in the day, commuters passing through the Matiapada level crossing on the Puri-Konark Siddha Mahavir Road had a narrow escape […]

ECoR Cancels Several Trains in Odisha; Here's The List

Bhubaneswar: Several trains have been cancelled in view of the ongoing modernisation work for the commissioning of new line between Balangir and Bhainsapalli. As the construction of Khurda Road-Balangir Railway line and doubling between Balangir and Deogaon Railway Stations under the Sambalpur Railway Division is on, some trains have been cancelled while a few train […]

East Coast Railway focuses on safety in foggy weather

Bhubaneswar: To cope with poor visibility and ensure passengers’ safety during foggy weather, the East Coast Railway has instructed its staff members to take sufficient precautions such as using detonators and regulating the speed of trains. Loco pilots have been instructed to regulate train speed depending on visibility during fog and dense weather condition in […]

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Railways Issues Series Of Warnings For Passengers! Follow Or Else Pay Hefty Penalty

Despite repeated warnings issued by the Indian Railways, passengers are seen disobeying the orders. Finding a new way to stop this, the Railways has decided to impose hefty fines along with a jail term, which may be extend up to six months. Here are a few precautions to ensure safety of rail users and public: […]

RRB Recruitment 2018: New Notification for Group D, Group C Posts Released

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has released a recruitment notification for positions under Scouts and Guide Quota Posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. The last date for submission of application is November 26, 2018. Railway Recruitment 2018 Details Post and Vacancies Scouts & Guide Quota: 8 Group C: […]

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Railways' New All India Railway Time Table 2018-19

The Ministry of Railways released its new All India Railway Time Table known as “TRAINS AT A GLANCE (TAG)” effective from August 15, 2018. In addition to the “Trains at a Glance”, all the 17 Zonal Railways released their respective Zonal Railway Time Tables (5 Zonal time tables in all, each Zonal Time Table comprising […]

Cyclone Titli Impact: ECoR cancels six trains. Here's a detailed list

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) today cancelled at least six trains and suspended services between Khurda Road in Odisha and Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh after several stations and tracks suffered damages in Cyclone ‘Titli’. The ECoR has also partially cancelled, rescheduled and diverted several trains passing through the State till further orders. Here’s the complete […]