Kerejanga-Angul doubling railway line commissioned in record time

Bhubaneswar, January 11: The doubling between Kerejanga-Angul of 13.51 km has been commissioned on Sunday in a record time. CCRS has authorized to run the trains at a maximum speed of 100kmph for the new double line. With this, doubling between Rairakhol to Angul is now completed for Sambalpur-Talcher Doubling project. This is 85.3km out […]

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Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Special to remain suspended

Bhubaneswar, December 18: In view of non-interlocking works which is safety related modernization work in Gudur-Tirupati Railway Section under Guntakal Railway Division of South Central Railway jurisdiction, the Ministry of Railways has decided to cancel Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special for one day from both the directions. According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special (08479/08480) […]

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Odisha Chief Secretary reviews 7 rail projects, directs ground-level follow up

Bhubaneswar, December 12: Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy has reviewed the progress of seven railway projects directed concerned departments and the project proponents to ensure strict ground-level follow up of the ‘work schedule’ till completion and commissioning of the projects, said an official release. According to a statement issued by the Chief Secretary’s office, Tripathy reviewed […]

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Nine special trains for civil services applicants in ECoR jurisdiction on Oct 3

Bhubaneswar, September 26: To facilitate smooth movement of candidates appearing the Civil Service Preliminary Examination, Ministry of Railways has decided to run nine Examination Special Trains in East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction on October 3 towards different cities where examinations are being conducted. As per the ECoR statement, these trains will leave at 4 PM […]

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Tushar Kanti joins as Principal Chief Personnel Officer of ECoR

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Tushar Kanti Mandal, an officer of Indian Railways Personnel Service (IRPS) has joined as Principal Chief Personnel Officer (PCPO) of East Coast Railway here on Saturday. Prior to this new posting, Mandal was serving as Chief Personnel Officer (Admin) of Central Railway at Mumbai. Mandal has also worked as Chairman, Railway Recruitment […]

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Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special to run daily

Bhubaneswar, September 3: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to increase the frequency of (08493/08494) Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special Train from five days a week to daily with effect from Friday, said an official release. According to an ECoR statement, Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special leaving from Bhubaneswar at 6.30 AM and from Balangir at […]

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Cyber Cell opened at ECoR headquarters

Bhubaneswar: With a view to collect digital evidence and use cyber investigative techniques, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Thursday inaugurated RPF Cyber Cell at the ECoR headquarters. Bhushan said that the cyber cell will certainly help in better detection and prosecution of increasing white collar crimes that involve hi-tech technologies and […]

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Transported 7000 Tonnes of Parcel during lockdown: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: In the first quarter of current financial year – from April to June, 2020- the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has loaded 7,000 Tonnes of parcel that include 6160 Tonnes of essential commodities through Special Parcel Express Trains during the lockdown. According to an ECoR statement, at least 31 Tonnes of medicine & 20 Tonnes […]

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Ballast track at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack stations to improve train mobility

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has replaced the washable apron with ballast track at Bhubaneswar and Cuttack railway stations to improve train mobility. “Utilising the lockdown time, the ECoR is planning and executing long pending maintenance and infrastructure works  without affecting the rail services. Speed restrictions of 15 Kmph on Down main line at […]

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ECoR extends services of 5 intra-State trains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has extended the services of five intra- State trains till July 31. As per an ECoR statement, Sambalpur-Khurda Road-Sambalpur Tri-weekly Special (08303/08304) will leave Sambalpur at 6 am and from Khurda Road at 4.55 pm on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday up to July 31 except Saturdays & Sundays. […]

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