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East Coast Railways releases important notice on cancellation, diversion of trains, check details
East Coast Railways releases important notice on cancellation, diversion of trains, check details

The East Coast Railways has announced the cancellation, short termination, diversion and controlling of several trains under its jurisdiction this weekend.

  • Sunday, 15 May 2022
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12 Trains Cancelled, 8 Diverted After Goods Train Derails In Odisha

As many as 12 trains have been cancelled by the East Coast Railways (ECoR) after a goods train derailed on Angul- Talcher Road Route on Tuesday. Apart from that, routes of eight other trains were diverted and one was short terminated as the tracks in this route were blocked.

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  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
ECoR Bharat Scouts & Guides jamborette spreads social message

Bhubaneswar: The six day All India Railway Bharat Scouts and Guides Jamborette organised by the East Coast Railways in Bhubaneswar will conclude on Thursday. The event saw the participation of more than 2500 Railway Bharat Scouts and Guides volunteers from various Railway zones from all over the country. Railway sources said,  Scouts and Guides, Rovers, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Paradeep-Cuttack train derails

Bhubaneswar:  A Paradeep-Cuttack goods train jumped the rails between Goraknath and Raghunathpur early this morning. However, no casualty has been reported in the accident. The accident occurred at around 5.55 am. According to sources, the train was plying towards Cuttack carrying coal from Paradeep. Around 14 open wagons loaded with imported coal derailed on down […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Railway issues new time table for trains; get details here

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the decision by the Indian Railways to increase the speed of nearly 500 trains, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Thursday issued new time table for 56 trains. The changes in the timings will be effective from November 1, 2017. The new time table will have revised timings for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
ECoR special drive to curb illegal ticketing

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched a special drive to curb malpractices of touting activities, journey by ticketless passengers and unauthorised ticketing agencies. A joint team of ECoR’s vigilance wing and Railway Protection Force (RPF) conducted intensive joint  checks at important stations like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Sambalpur & Visakhapatnam on touts and other […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
4 ECoR personnel honoured for averting Visakhapatnam-Korba train mishap

Bhubaneswar: It was a momentous achievement in the career of four railway personnel when they were honoured by the East Coast Railways (ECoR) here on Wednesday for averting a major train mishap near Muniguda station in Rayagada district on Tuesday. Sambalpur Divisional Railway Manager Jaideep Gupta felicitated loco pilot JV Ramana, assistant loco pilot MK […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
One more goods train derails; Check list of trains diverted & cancelled

Cuttack: Of late, train derailments have doubled the concerns of the railway passengers with reports of one more goods train derailing near Nergundi station here on Wednesday early morning. At least 16 wagons of the goods train have been affected. Though no casualties have been reported, some long distance trains of ECoR have been cancelled while some […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Goods train derailment: List of ECoR, CR trains cancelled & diverted

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: At least six wagons of a goods train derailed near Khandala on the Kalyan-Lonavala section on Thursday afternoon, resulting in cancellation and diversion of some long distance trains of the East Coast Railways (ECoR) and Central Railways (CR). The wagons derailed between Monkey Hill and Khandala at 3.55 pm. The cancelled trains of the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled, many diverted

Bhubaneswar: In view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, the East Coast Railway regulated the train services temporarily for the safety of passengers. Cyclone Phethai makes landfall near Katrenikona in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh; Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra Pradesh were suspended as a precautionary measure. The Visakhapatnam-Guntur Simhadri […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
ECoR commissions new line at Paralakhemundi railway station

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railways has commissioned a new line at Paralakhemundi railway section in Odisha besides installing advanced signalling system, an official said. This apart, the railways also introduced modern token less block system between Nuapada and Paralakhemundi stations. This new line would enable trains which were delayed at Nupada, will now run on […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Odisha gets Rs 5,102 crore for railway development in 2017-18

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been allocated Rs 5,102 crore for development of Railways in the Union Budget for 2017-18 against the state’s demand of Rs 5,870 crore, East Coast Railways (ECoR) general manager Umesh Singh said. Stating that the allocation meets about 87 per cent of the state’s demand, Singh said, “We have passed with distinction.” […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
HC stays operation of Malgodown eviction notices

In a major relief to thousands of traders in Malgodown here, the Orissa High Court today stayed the operation of recent eviction notices issued by East Coast Railways (ECoR) to traders to vacate the railway land by March 31 this year

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Bolangir bandh over HC bench: 4 trains cancelled, many diverted. Here’s the list

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Many trains were either cancelled, partially cancelled or diverted by the East Coast Railway (ECoR) in view of the 24-hour bandh observed by the Bolangir lawyers’ association on Monday demanding establishment of the permanent High Court bench in the district. As the agitating lawyers resorted to ‘rail roko’ agitation at Bolangir railway station, as […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
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East Coast Railways releases new timetable for 2019

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railways (ECoR) has announced a new schedule for the year 2019 with extension, increase in frequency and additional stoppages for several trains, which will be effective from July 1. The ECoR has also effected renumbering of some trains and changed routes of as many as five trains. Here’s the full revised […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Railway E-Ticketing Service: Massive Fraud Surfaces, 20 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: As part of the nationwide crackdown under ‘Operation Thunder’ against illegal e-ticketing and touting activities, the Railway Protection Force (RPF), East Coast Railway (ECoR), conducted surprise raids at more than 20 places in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and arrested 20 illegal e-ticketing agents and touts. The RPF has arrested the 20 persons under […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
36 Railway Projects Under Different Stages Of Work In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 36 railway projects, falling fully or partly in Odisha, are under different stages of planning, approval or execution, the East Coast Railways said. When completed, the projects costing Rs 49,984 crore will cover a length of 4,567 km. Works including 10 new line projects covering a length of 1,269 km will be […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cancellation Of Trains To And From Odisha Due To Ongoing Strike Over CAA 2019

Bhubaneswar: In view of the ongoing public outrage at various railway stations in Howrah-Kharagpur Railway section under the jurisdiction of South Eastern Railway in West Bengal over the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019, many Odisha-bound trains and others travelling via Odisha have been either been cancelled, partially cancelled or controlled today. Here’s the List […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Canvas Of Blossoms: Odia RPF Official Creates Incredible Rooftop Garden

Bhubaneswar: Love for nature has made Amiya Prasad Sahu, an assistant sub-inspector with RPF in the East Coast Railways, an ultimate gardener. Unlike many, Amiya, despite his sheer work pressure, has managed to carve out a unique niche in gardening. A native of Kalan village in Jajpur district, Amiya currently lives in a rented house […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
East Coast Railways Expands MEMU Footprints In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide better facility to the passengers and avoid overcrowding, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) is gradually increasing the count of the Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train services in Odisha. In a span of around a year, the MEMU train services in the State have crossed the half-dozen mark. As […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Coronavirus Fightback: ECoR cancels several trains in Odisha For Janta Curfew

Bhubaneswar: Taking due note of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Janta Curfew on March 22 in view of the outbreak of COVID-19, the East Coast Railway on Saturday cancelled several trains originating from different districts in Odisha on March 22. Following is the complete list of Mail/Express Trains to be cancelled on March 22. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Coronavirus Lockdown: ECoR to run parcel trains for transporting essential commodities

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has offered to run parcel trains for the transportation of essential commodities. Transportation of essential items (medical supplies, medical equipment, food items etc) is going to be very important during the lockdown period in […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
ECoR Announces Rs 5000 Gift For Babies Born On Shramik Special Trains

Bhubaneswar: Citing birth of babies on Shramik Special Trains as good and auspicious omen for Indian Railways, East Coast Railways has introduced a novel concept of distributing gifts to such newborn babies. Officials, on personal and voluntary sponsorship basis, will sponsor a gift coupon of Rs 5,000 to each of the newborn babies in the […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Odisha: Special Trains For Migrant Workers To Run From Today; Know The Routes And Timings
Odisha: Special Trains For Migrant Workers From Today; Know The Routes And Timings

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to enable the migrant workers return to their respective outstation workplaces, the Railways will run special trains from Odisha starting today. According to Railways sources, these trains will start from Khordha Road to Gujarat and will halt at Berhampur station in Ganjam, one of the worst COVID-19 affected districts in the […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021