Bhubaneswar: To commemorate the advent of the first train on Indian soil in April 1853 between Bombay and Thane, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday observed the 64th Railway Week celebrations on Friday. Merit awards and Shields were handed over to various officers and staff for outstanding performance on the occasion.
Khurda Road Division received the Overall Efficiency Shield for overall performance in different fields. Cuttack Station received the Best major Clean Station Shield while Manabar Station received the Best minor Clean Station Shield.
ECoR General Manager Vidya Bhushan, Additional GM Sudhir Kumar, Senior Deputy GM KH Dutta and Deputy GM Ashok Kumar Mishra graced the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, General Manager Bhusan hailed the officials for the determination and devotion to their duties with a progressive attitude and for their valuable contribution.
The GM also asked the railway staff to continue their efforts to make ECoR the best zone in Indian Railways.