Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday announced to extend the services of Bhubaneswar-Rourkela-Bhubaneswar and two pairs of intra-State special trains till August 12.
As per an ECoR statement, it has been decided to extend the service of (02861/02862) Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Special Train till August 12. This train will leave from Rourkela at 5.10 am and from Bhubaneswar at 2.10 pm between August 3 and 12 except Saturdays and Sundays.
This train will have stoppages at Rajagangpur, Bamara, Jharsuguda, Rengali, Sambalpur City, Rairakhol, Boinda, Angul, Talcher Road, Dhenkanal and Naraj Marthapur between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar.
Apart from this, services of other two intra-State Special trains have also been extended to run till August 12, it said.
The Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Special (08493/08494) will leave from Bhubaneswar at 6.30 am and from Balangir at 2.45 pm from August 1 to 12 except Saturdays and Sundays.
It will have stoppages at Mancheswar, Naraj Marthapur, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul,Boinda, Bamur, Rairakhol, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali and Loisinga between Bhubaneswar and Balangir from both the directions.
The Bhubaneswar-Koraput-Bhubaneswar Special via Cuttack-Angul, Sambalpur-Titilagarh-Rayagada (08447/08448) will depart Bhubaneswar at 6.30 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays and from Koraput at 5.30 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays and have stoppages at Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul, Boinda, Rairakhol, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali, Dungripalli, Loisinga, Balangir,Badmal, Titilagarh, Kesinga, Muniguda, Theruvali, Rayagada, Tikiri, Laxmipur, Kakiriguma, Baiguda and Damanjodi between Bhubaneswar and Koraput from both the directions.
The tickets will be available at Railway Reservation Counters and also IRCTC website.
Other special trains running from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar to Mumbai, Bhubaneswar to Howrah, etc., will continue to run as notified earlier, said the statement.