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.
- Sambalpur-Khurda Road-Sambalpur Special (08303/05304)
It will depart Sambalpur at 0600hrs and from Khurda Road at 1655hrs from June 8 to 30 except Saturdays and Sundays.
Stoppages – Sambalpur Road, Jujumura, Rairakhol, Bamur, Boinda, Jarapada, Angul, Talcher Road, Meramandali, Dhenkanal, Naraj Marthapur, Mancheswar & Bhubaneswar between Sambalpur & Khurda Road from both the directions.
- Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Special (08493/08494)
It will leave Bhubaneswar at 0630hrs and from Balangir at 1445hrs from June 8 to 30 except Saturdays and Sundays.
Stoppages – Mancheswar, Naraj Marthapur, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul, Boinda, Rairakhol, Sambalpur Road, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali, and Loisinga between Bhubaneswar and Balangir from both the directions.
- Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Special (08437/08438)
It will depart Bhubaneswar at 1800hrs between June 8 to 30 and from Bhadrak at 0730hrs between June 9 to July 1 except Saturdays and Sundays.
Stoppages – Cuttack & Jajpur Keonjhar Road between Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak from both the directions.
- Bhubaneswar-Brahmapur-Bhubaneswar Special (08437/08438)
It will leave Bhubaneswar at 1730hrs between June 8 to 30 and from Berhampur at 0700hrs between June 9 to July 1 except Saturdays and Sundays.
Stoppages – Khurda Road, Nirakarpur, Bhusandpur, Kalupadaghat, Balugaon, Khalikot, Ganjam and Chhatrapur between Bhubaneswar and Brahmapur from both the directions.
- Bhubaneswar-Koraput-Bhubaneswar Special via Cuttack-Angul, Sambalpur-Titilagarh-Rayagada (08447/08448)
It will depat from Bhubaneswar at 1830hrs between June 8 to 29 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from Koraput at 1730hrs between June 9 and 30 on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays.
Stoppages – Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul, Boinda, Rairakhol, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali, Dungripalli, Loisinga, Balangir, Badmal, Titilagarh, Kesinga, Muniguda, Theruvali, Rayagada, Tikiri, Laxmipur, Kakiriguma, Baiguda, and Damanjodi between Bhubaneswar and Koraput from both the directions.
Tickets will be available on Reservation Counters and also IRCTC website while only confirmed ticket holders will be allowed to board the train.
Other special trains running from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar to Mumbai, Bhubaneswar to Howrah, etc will continue to run as notified earlier.