Bhubaneswar: The trial run of Jan Sadharan Special Train between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will be flagged off today, said an official release.
The train will be flagged off at 1.30 pm at Bhubaneswar railway station. The trial run between the two cities will be held for one month till March 31.
As per East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement, (08460) Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Jan Sadharan Special train will leave Bhubaneswar at 1.30 pm and will arrive at Cuttack at 2.30 pm via Barang and Gopalpur- Balikuda. In the return direction, (08459) Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Jan Sadharan Special train will run via Nergundi-Gurudijhatia-Radhakishorepur-Naraj Marthapur. It will leave Cuttack at 2.40 pm and arrive at Bhubaneswar at 5.20 pm.
It will have stoppages at Vani Vihar, Mancheswar, Patia, Bhubaneswar New, Barang, Gopalpur Balikuda and Kathajodi Passenger Halt. In the return direction, this will provide stoppages at Kendrapara Road, Manguli Choudwar, Nergundi, Salagaon, Charbatia, Badapadagaon, Gurudijhatia, Machhapur, Radhakishorepur, Ghantikhal Nidhipur, Sarpeshwar, Naraj Marthapur, Barang, Bhubaneswar New, Patia, Mancheswar and Vani Vihar.
A MEMU Train will be provided to run this special train between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Passengers from Choudwar, Athgarh, Badamba, Narasinghpur and some parts of Dhenkanal areas will get benefit to access their journey with the cities.
The initiative will ease the transport congestion problem.