Tag: East Coast Railway

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

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Amazing! This Odisha rail station gets water from air to tackle drinking water woes

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A railway station in a hilly, tribal-dominated area of Odisha is plucking water from the air to tackle its drinking water woes, an official of the East Coast Railway said today, stressing that it was the first such experiment in the rail network. Because of the uneven terrain in Rauli, 460 km from […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Alert driver thwarts possible train mishap near Cuttack

Cuttack: An alert loco driver thwarted a possible train mishap near Balikuda station on the outskirts of Cuttack today. Sources said the driver of the Main Line Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU) immediately stopped the train after spotting a red flag. The train was on its way to Berhampur from Cuttack when the driver noticed the […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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ECoR increases fequency of trains

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  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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.

  • Saturday, 19 June 2021
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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: […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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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.

  • Sunday, 09 May 2021