Odisha first in country to commission Indian Railways’ waste-to-energy plant in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR), headquartered in Bhubaneswar in Odisha, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Government agency in the country to commission a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy plant at the Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop here. The plant, a patented technology called Polycrack, in Indian Railways and the first in the Government sector and […]

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Several trains affected due to Bharat Bandh in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In view of public agitation at various places over East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction, particularly in Khurda Road Division, several long distance trains were detained and controlled en-route at different stations. According to an ECoR communiqué, train movements in Sambalpur and Waltair Railway Divisions were normal. However, some trains were controlled in Waltair Division […]

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Purusottam Express to run on diverted route on December 5 & 6

Bhubaneswar: In view of safety related modernisation work at Bhabua Station under Mughalsarai division, Purusottam Express originating from both the directions – New Delhi and Puri – will on diverted route December 5 and 6 (Thursday and Friday). According to a East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, the train will run diverted via Tata-Muri-Barkakana-Garwa Road-Chopan-Chunar stations. […]

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Segway patrolling introduced at Bhubaneswar railway station

Bhubaneswar: Patrolling at Bhubaneswar railway station gathered speed with East Coast Railway (ECoR) introducing Segway patrolling system (self-balancing two-wheeled hoverboard scooters) for Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel. The new system will improve mobility and reduce response time to emergency calls. ECoR General Manager Vidya Bhushan inaugurated the facility at Bhubaneswar Railway Station in the presence […]

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Special train between Visakhapatnam-Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak from Nov 26

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has decided to run special train between Visakhapatnam and Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak and Gaya from November 26 with an aim to clear extra rush of passengers. As per an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Visakhapatnam- Subedarganj (Allahabad) -Visakhapatnam the Suvidha Special (82851/82852) will leave Visakhapatnam at 1.50 pm on […]

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Electrification of Lanjigarh-Junagarh Road & Naupada-Gunupur railway sections by November

Bhubaneswar: The electrification work in 56km long Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh Branch Line Railway Section of Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur Railway route and 90km long Naupada-Gunupur Branch Line of Howrah-Chennai Main Line will be completed by the end of November, said an official release. As per an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, works for these projects are being done on […]

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ECoR announces special Kartika Purnima passenger train on Tuesday

Bhubaneswar: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run special train for Kartik Purnima on Tuesday. According to an ECoR communiqué, a Passenger Special Train (06843) will run from Puri to Palasa. This train will leave Puri at 2 pm. Services of Puri- Khurda Road Passenger […]

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Eight trains cancelled, five diverted following incessant rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least eight trains were cancelled and five others diverted and seven more partially cancelled on Wednesday due to flood-like situation in Daikalu-Ambadola section of Rayagada-Titlagarh route following incessant rain since the last two days. The train which were cancelled include, Sambalpur-Koraput Passenger (58301), Koraput-Sambalpur Passenger (58302), Sambalpur -Junagadh Road Passenger (58303), Junagadh Road-Sambalpur […]

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Railways to introduce Real Time Information System by March next year

Bhubaneswar: Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav on Sunday informed that all the train engines will be fitted with global positioning system (GPS) by the end of the current financial year to know real time position of the trains. Yadav, who visited Bhubaneswar to take stock of the performance of the East Coast Railway (ECoR), […]

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World Environment Day: Kids promote awareness about nature

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage action and awareness about the protection of the environment, around 375 wards of East Coast Railway Employees’ and volunteers of Bharat Scouts and Guides held an awareness drive to raise awareness on rising environmental issues to mark the World Environment Day on Wednesday. The children also promoted awareness on Swachh […]

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