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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 […]

Goods train scrapes off platform roof at Jajpur Road Station

Jajpur: Platform No-3 at Jajpur Road Station was damaged after being hit by a coal-laden goods train last night. As per reports, a coal laden goods train passing through platform no-3 of the station came in contact with the GI sheets of the platform roof. As a result three GI sheets were ripped off while […]

10 trains cancelled in the wake of Bharat Bandh

Bhubaneswar: As many as 10 trains were cancelled by the East Coast Railway (ECoR) following the country-wide bandh observed by Congress and other political parties protesting fuel price hike today. As protestors gathered and staged rail roko at different stations of the State, the ECoR cancelled the trains under its jurisdiction. Here’s a list of […]

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 […]

ECoR builds 6 limited height subways in record time in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:Creating a new record, the East Coast Railway has launched six Limited Height Subways (LHS) in Sambalpur division after completing them in a single block of four and half hours, officials said Friday. With the launching of six LHSs yesterday, seven unmanned level crossing gates will be closed in Bhawanipatna-Lanjigarh Road Section of Kalahandi area, […]

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UTS ON MOBILE: Now, book unreserved train tickets in Balasore

Balasore: The Railways today unfurled the Unreserved Ticket System (UTS) at the Balasore Railway station after its launch in Rail Sadan two months back. Breathing a sigh of relief, rail passengers here welcomed the step which will allow them to buy unreserved train tickets using smart phones. Though the mobile based App UTS ON MOBILE […]

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 […]

Samaleshwari Express derailment: Train services resume after 8 hours

Rayagada: The train services at Singapur Road and Rayagada railway station resumed yesterday night after remaining suspended for nearly eight hours following derailment of the engine of Samaleshwari Express, while it was on its way to Jagdalpur from Howrah. As per reports, first two wheels of the engine had got derailed few kilometres away from […]

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Railway Recruitment 2018: Group C, Group D vacancies announced!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In yet another major news for candidates awaiting a job in the railway sector, the East Coast Railways, Northern Railways and the Central Railways have released recruitment notifications to fill up multiple Group C and Group D posts including Store Khalasi, Peon, Khalasi Elect, Sr.Clerk, Electrician, Doctor, Specialists Posts and Jansadharan Ticket Booking […]

Goyal turns down demand for new railway divisions in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Railways today turned down the proposal for expanding the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) to unify Odisha under one zone by setting up of three new railway divisions. Members of Parliament of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) led by Bhartruhari Mahatab today reiterated the state’s demands in a […]

ALERT! Railways Recruitment March 2018: Last Week to Apply!

Kolkata: East Coast Railway has released a recruitment notification against Cultural Quota vacancies in East Coast Railway for 2017-18. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by March 12, 2018. Age Limit Candidates applying need to be between 18 and 28 years. Age relaxation is also admissible- 31 years for OBC and 33 years for SC/ […]

Naveen seeks one Railway zone for entire Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged the Centre to consider expanding the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) to unify Odisha under one zone. As part of the reorganization, the Chief Minister has also demanded the Union Ministry of Railways for creating three new railway divisions at Rourkela, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road and Rayagada under […]

Services of Rourkela-Koraput Exp to resume from Feb 4

Bhubaneswar: Services of Rourkela-Koraput Express will be restored temporarily on a tri-weekly basis from February 4, informed the East Coast Railway. The up train 18107 will leave Rourkela every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday with effective from February 4 whereas the down train 18108 will leave from Koraput every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with effective from […]

Details of trains cancelled, rescheduled under ECoR due to fog

Bhubaneswar: Amid foggy conditions prevailing in northern parts of India, several trains have been cancelled and rescheduled under the East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction CANCELLED TRAINS Train number 22823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express from Bhubaneswar at 0930hrs (09.30 a.m) on 08.01.2018 (Monday) will remain cancelled. Train Number 22806 Anand Vihar (New Delhi)-Bhubaneswar Superfast Express via […]

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New Delhi-bound trains rescheduled, cancelled by ECoR; get details here

Bhubaneswar: Due to dense fog in northern India the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has rescheduled or cancelled five New Delhi-bound trains. The changes were made following an abnormal delay in connecting train movements and also to adjust train timings, informed ECoR sources. RESCHEDULED TRAINS Train Number 22823 Bhubaneswar -New Delhi Rajdhani Express scheduled to leave […]

Goods train derails near Damanjodi; rail traffic affected

Bhubaneswar: Six wagons of a goods train derailed between Dumuriput and Damanjodi stations in Koraput district last night following which route no 3 of Damanjodi yard has been blocked, East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said. However, no injury or casualty has been reported. Additional Divisional Railway Manager (ADRM) of Waltair Railway Division of ECoR zone […]

Here’s list of local trains cancelled, short-terminated by ECoR on Dec 3

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has decided to cancel and short terminate a few local passenger trains on 3rd December for modernisation work and launching of foot over bridge at Bhubaneswar New Station. Cuttack-Paradeep-Cuttack passenger, Cuttack-Bhadrak-Cuttack passenger will remain cancelled from both the directions. Similarly, on the same day, Palasa-Cuttack-Palasa passenger will run between Palasa […]

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Voices: Amid growing accidents, railway passengers demand safety

Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways is called the lifeline of the country. Lakhs depend on the Railways in India. Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway network of the world. But in recent times, frequent incidents of train accidents and derailment are making headlines. Infact, today itself people woke up to news of train derailments in Uttar […]

ECoR provides free Wi-Fi at railway stations in tribal areas of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide digital connectivity in rural, remote corners and tribal-dominated areas, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has provided free Wi-Fi services at Keonjhargarh, Paradeep, Tikiri and Bisam Cuttack railway stations. Similarly, free Wi-Fi services will be provided at Malatipatpur, Sakhigopal, Birapurusottampur, Delang, Motori, Retang, Mancheswar, Barang, Gopalpur Balikuda railway stations under […]

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Railways Recruitment 2017: Apply now for Group C and Group D posts

Bhubaneswar: Good news for candidates who are looking for a career in the Indian Railways, as the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has released a recruitment notification to fill various Group-C and erstwhile Group-D posts against the Scouts and Guides Quota for the year 2017-18. Interested and eligible candidates must apply through the prescribed format and […]

Dead rodent in Konark Express: Cleaning supervisor of Bhubaneswar depot suspended

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) authorities have suspended cleaning supervisor of Konark Express after Orissa High Court judge Biswanath Rath disembarked the train over foul smell of a dead rodent inside his compartment on November 3. A disciplinary action against the supervisor has been initiated with serving of a chargesheet by the authorities of Khurda […]

EcoR to launch special safety drive during Diwali

Bhubaneswar: With the festival of lights, Diwali, round the corner, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to conduct special drives to put a check on transportation of crackers and other inflammable items in trains. As per decision, three divisions –Khurda Road, Sambalpur and Waltair have been directed to launch special safety drive to keep […]

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Schedule of 7 trains changed for modernisation work at Patia halt

Bhubaneswar: Seven trains have been cancelled, partially cancelled or controlled for August 13 by the East Coast Railway (ECoR) in view of modernisation work at the Patia halt. According to a release issued by the ECoR, due to work on the foot over bridge at Patia halt, Cuttack-Paradeep-Cuttack passenger train has been cancelled from both […]

ECoR honours loco pilots for averting train mishap

Bhubaneswar: It was a momentous achievement in the career of two loco pilots when they were honoured by East Coast Railway (ECoR) here on Wednesday for averting a possible train mishap. ECoR General Manager Umesh Singh felicitated loco pilot B Jagadeesh and assistant loco pilot KV Krishna of Chhattisgarh’s Bacheli station with cash awards in […]

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 […]