Elephant mowed down by Puri-Surat Express in Odisha’s Sambalpur; train engine derails

Bhubaneswar, December 21: The Surat bound Puri-Surat Special dashed with an elephant between Hatibari and Maneswar Railway Station in Angul-Sambalpur Railway Section under Sambalpur Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the wee hours of Monday. All front wheels of the train engine got derailed. There was no casualty or injury to any passenger and […]

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Two more special trains to run towards Surat & Ahmedabad

Bhubaneswar, September 24: In view of heavy rush in special trains towards Surat and Ahmedabad from Odisha, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) is providing two more special trains towards Gujarat. These trains are Khurda Road -Surat-Khurda Road Weekly Special via Sambalpur- Titilagarh and Raipur (02827/02828). From Khurda Road at 8.40 PM on every Sunday from […]

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Five intra-State trains to run from June 8 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday decided to run five intra-State trains from June 8 in Odisha. As per the ECoR statement, Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Special, Bhubaneswar- Bhadrak- Bhubaneswar Special, Bhubaneswar- Berhampur- Bhubaneswar Special, Sambalpur-Khurda Road- Sambalpur Special will run five days a week except Saturdays and Sundays. Bhubaneswar-Koraput-Bhubaneswar Special via Angul-Sambalpur-Rayagada will run tri-weekly. […]

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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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ECoR to run two parcel trains between April 9-15 amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (EcoR) has decided to run two Parcel Express trains under its jurisdiction between April 9 and 15, said an official release. While one train will run between Visakhapatnam-Sambalpur-Visakhapatnam, another will run between Visakhapatnam-Cuttack-Visakhapatnam. Both the trains will carry essential goods to different loading and unloading points, said an ECoR communiqué. […]

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ECoR directs disinfection of railway coaches to stop spread of COVID-19  

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha recording it’s first confirmed case of Coronavirus aka COVID-19, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Monday chaired a high-level review meeting and directed disinfection of railway coaches to check the spread of the virus. To properly handle and prevent the spread of corona virus, several decisions have been taken […]

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Covid-19: ECoR takes comprehensive measures to keep train passengers safe

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has geared up its entire machinery in a big way to take comprehensive measures on prevention of Coronavirus aka COVID-19 infection. It has directed the Railway Medical Wing and Divisional Railway Managers to ensure that adequate prevention measures are put in place across the zone. Control Rooms have been […]

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Jan Sadharan Express between Bhubaneswar-Cuttack from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the demands from passengers and to facilitate the passengers of outlaying areas of Twin City – Bhubneswar and Cuttack, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run a Jan Sadharan Special Trains between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack for a month between March 1 and 31, on trial basis. According to East Coast […]

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Trains diverted, cancelled for railway safety work

Bhubaneswar: The railways has cancelled and diverted some East Coast Railway (ECoR) bound trains and trains originating from ECoR jurisdiction in view of the safety related modernisation work at Kiul station under Danapur railway division. As per an ECoR statement, (18419/18450) Puri-Jayanagar-Puri Express originating from Puri on March 19 and 26 and from Jayanagar on […]

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ECoR lauds 500 activists from Dhenkanal for purchasing train tickets

Bhubaneswar: Maintaining that purchase of tickets by activists taking part in rallies as very rare, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday hailed around 500 people – mostly tribals – for purchasing tickets from Bhubaneswar to Dhenkanal after participating in the rally here and thereby setting good example for the general public. “About 500 passengers […]

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