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Train derailment at Gurpa; ECoR diverts several trains originating from Bhubaneswar, Puri

53 wagons of a coal-laden goods train derailed at Gurpa station in Gaya district of Bihar between Koderma and Manpur railway sections of Dhanbad division.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
ECoR announces special trains for Durga Puja, check list here
ECoR announces special trains for Durga Puja, check list here

Train no- 02809, Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Special Super Fast Express from Bhubaneswar will leave at 1330hrs (01.30 pm) every Saturday from Oct 1 to 29, 2022. 

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
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ECoR issues new train time table effective from Oct 1; check details

As per ECoR notification, changes have been made in the timings of the trains, extension of trains, provison of experimental stoppages, restoration of trains and new train services are also included in the time table.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
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Indian Railways to run special train between Bhubaneswar and Tirupati

The decision will benefit passengers from Berhampur, Palasa, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram to visit Tirupati during the upcoming Durga Puja vacation.

  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
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Several ECoR bound trains to be cancelled, diverted for modernization work; check list

Several trains originating and passing through East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction will be affected because of safety related modernisation work at Ib Station under Jharsuguda-Raigarh Railway Section of Bilaspur Division in connection with commissioning of 4th line work.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
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Several trains cancelled, diverted for track modernisation under ECoR, SECR; check details

The Indian Railways has cancelled and diverted many trains under the SECR and ECoR owing to safety related modernisation works to be undertaken

  • Monday, 05 September 2022
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ECoR to cancel several trains for safety related modernisation works, check list here

The East-Coast Railway is going to cancel several trains originating and terminating under its jurisdiction in view of safety-related modernisation works under Nagpur division of SEC Railway jurisdiction from August 6-14, 2022

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
ECoR to resume all express trains suspended due to Covid-19
ECoR to resume all express trains suspended due to Covid-19

Barring the Bhubaneswar-Dhanbad Garib Rath Express, all the originating trains from the ECoR jurisdiction, that were suspended during the coronavirus-induced lockdowns, have been resumed.

  • Wednesday, 03 August 2022
East Coast Railway cancels and reschedules several trains; details here
East Coast Railway cancels and reschedules several trains; details here

As per notification, it is being done for commissioning of Double line work between Maneswar-Hatibari-Jujomura Railway Section in the Angul-Sambalpur route and modernisation work in Lakholi-Titilagarh-Theruvali Railway Section.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Rajdhani-like coach facility in 3 trains
Rajdhani-like coach facility in 3 trains originating from Odisha

As per official sources, the ECoR has decided to provide Rajdhani Coach like facilities in three trains originating from its jurisdiction.

  • Thursday, 07 July 2022
Agnipath agitation: ECoR cancels 6 trains passing through Odisha, check details

On the heels of widespread violence and arsoning over Central government’s recently announced ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of youths in the Armed Forces, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday cancelled six trains originating and passing through Odisha.

  • Friday, 17 June 2022
ECoR Achieves 200 MT Loading Milestone In 2021-22 In 320 Days

During the period, ECoR has loaded 113.35 MT of coal, 7.06 MT of raw material for steel plants, 18.46 MT of iron and steel, 27.22 MT of iron ore, 1.13 MT of cement, 2.56 MT of food grains, 5 MT of fertilizer, 2.34 MT of POL and 23.37 MT of freight loaded in containers and other cargo.

  • Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Season Tickets Validity Expired During Lockdown Extended; ECoR
Validity Of Season Ticket Expired During Lockdown Extended: ECoR

The Ministry of Railways has permitted to extend the validity of the season tickets which expired during the lockdown.

  • Monday, 20 December 2021
95 Mail, Express Trains Cancelled, Check Full List
Cyclone Scare: 95 Mail, Express Trains Cancelled, Check Full List

The cyclone is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach near north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4

  • Wednesday, 01 December 2021
Cyclone Gulab: 28 Trains Cancelled & Many Diverted By ECoR, Indian Railways

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled as many as 28 trains in view of cyclonic storm Gulab which is likely to make landfall between Kalingapatnam of Andhra and Gopalpur in Odisha around Sunday midnight.

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  • Sunday, 26 September 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Rain fury: Details of trains cancelled, rescheduled by ECoR

Bhubaneswar: Train services have been affected as tracks and bridges in Titlagarh-Rayagada and Rayagada-Koraput railway sections have been washed away because of floodwaters. While many trains have been cancelled by the East Coast Railway (ECoR), many have been partially cancelled, diverted, controlled and re-scheduled. Here’s the complete list of cancelled, partially cancelled, diverted, controlled and […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
ECoR to run MEMU trains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Come Rath Jatra, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) will run Mainline Engine Multiple Unit (MEMU) trains in Odisha. ECoR General Manager Umesh Singh while adressing a press conference on Friday informed that the MEMU trains will be introduced between Berhampur and Bhadrak stations. The introduction of MEMU trains will certainly reduce travel time for […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Land acquisition key factor in delay of Khurda Road-Bolangir rail project: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: The Railways has blamed Odisha government for the delay in the construction work of the 289 km Khurda Road-Bolangir railway line. The Railway Board claimed that land acquisition is the prime cause behind the over cost and time overrun as Odisha government has failed to acquire necessary land for the mega project. The East […]

  • 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
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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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
Utkal Express derailment: 13 bodies identified, no Odia in list: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: At least 21 persons have been killed and 130 injured in the Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, said East Coast Railways (EcoR) Officials here on Sunday. Addressing a press conference, chief PRO Nirakar Das informed that the identity of five deceased has been ascertained while so far there is no report […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • 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
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143 special trains to Puri for Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: 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
Railway repair work: 9 trains cancelled, 20 rescheduled

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) and the South East Central Railways (SECR) have cancelled nine trains and rescheduled 20 trains between May 3 and 15 as due to repair work of rail tracks and modernisation of several railway stations coming under their zones. As per ECoR sources, work in connection with the commissioning of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Anand Vihar Express engine detachment: ECoR to take action against erring staff

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will take action against the employees for faulty connection of diesel engine with the bogies of Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Super Fast Weekly Express which got detached after its departure from Rourkela Railway Station this afternoon. In a release this evening, I&PR department of ECoR said the engine got detached due […]

  • Wednesday, 21 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