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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235 trains carrying over 2.50 lakh migrants reach Odisha so far

Bhubaneswar: More than 2.50 lakh people have returned to Odisha through 235 Shramik Special Trains till June 12 (Friday), said an official release. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) in a statement said that, it has handled about 558 Shramik Special Trains from its jurisdiction from first week of May. Out of it, ECoR has received […]

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ECoR supplies 10.5 million tonne of coal in 2,683 trains to power houses amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown enforced to contain further spread of the Coronavirus, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has supplied 10.50 million tonnes (MT) of coals in 2,683 trains between March 22 and April 27 towards various places in the country from its jurisdiction to ensure uninterrupted supply of coal to power houses. As […]

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Covid-19 outbreak: ECoR manufactures 24,314 masks, 430 litre sanitiser in own units

Bhubaneswar: Amid rising fears of Covid-19 community transmission, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has produced a total 24,314 masks and 430 litres of alcohol-based sanitiser to assist in fight against novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The ECoR has used its workshops, sheds and depots to produce masks and sanitisers. All three divisions of ECoR – Khurda Road, […]

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Lockdown: ECoR introduces trains for traders to transport essential items

Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure smooth flow of essential commodities during the lockdown period in the wake of Coronavirus aka COVID19 outbreak, the East Coast Railway has introduced time tabled parcel trains for traders and businessmen for transit of essential items. “Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical equipment, food items is going to […]

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COVID-19 scare: ECoR cancels 10 trains due to low occupancy

Bhubaneswar: Advising people to avoid non-essential travel due to Coronavirus aka COVID-19 outbreak, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Thursday cancelled ten trains running from various places over ECoR due to low occupancy. As per the ECoR release, (12882) Puri-Howrah Bi-weekly Garib Rath Express originating from Puri will be cancelled on March 23, 25 and […]

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Eight pairs of trains cancelled till March 29 for railway safety work 

Bhubaneswar: In view of safety related modernisation work at various places under East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction, the railways has decided to cancel six pairs of local passenger trains and two pairs of express trains on temporary basis once in a week from Friday (March 13) to March 29. As per an ECoR communiqué, (58530) […]

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