Training of newly selected assistant loco pilots to restart once lockdown is lifted

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will restart the training of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) candidates after the restrictions in force due to lockdown on account of Coronavirus (CoVID-19) pandemic are lifted completely, said an official release. It’s to mention here that notification for ALP vacancies was released in February 2018, taking into account anticipated […]

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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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Passenger train services to restart from Tuesday, online booking begins tomorrow

New Delhi: Indian Railways has decided to gradually restart passenger train operations from May 12 (Tuesday), initially with 15 pairs of trains (30 return journeys), said an official release.These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, […]

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Amid lockdown, Indian Railways ensures supply of edible oil in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Amid the nationwide lockdown due to Covid-19, the Indian Railways is making efforts to ensure that there is no shortage of edible oil for consumption of the common man in Odisha. In view of the restrictions, Ministry of Railways is running Parcel Express Trains towards different destinations of the country through East Coast Railway […]

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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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