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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ECoR acts tough, realises Rs 15.51 lakh from errant contractor

Bhubaneswar: Acting tough, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has initiated strict action against a contractor for not giving minimum wages to labourers and realised Rs 15.51 lakh from him, said an official release. As per a statement of ECoR, The Vigilance Wing of the ECoR during investigation found that the contractor was not providing minimum […]

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New MEMU services from Feb 12 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to introduce new Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) service in Odisha. As per an ECoR statement, it has been decided to run MEMU train by replacing earlier conventional coaches of Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh Passenger Train (58425/58426) February 12. On introduction of new MEMU train, the services of old passenger […]

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