- Bhubaneswar, March 24: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train between Kendujhargarh and Bhubaneswar from March 30 and between Angul and Puri from April 5, respectively.
It also extended the services of Visakhapatnam-Jagadalpur Special train to Kirandul.
According to an ECoR statement, Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh MEMU (68426) will leave Bhubaneswar at 4.35 PM from March 30 and will reach at Kendujhargarh at 9.35 PM. In the return direction, Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar MEMU (68425) will leave from Kendujhargarh 6.30 AM from March 31 and will arrive at Bhubaneswar at 11.05 AM.
The statement also stated that Puri-Angul MEMU (68422) will depart from Puri at 4.45 PM from April 5 and will reach at Angul at 9.30 PM. In the return direction, Angul-Puri MEMU (68421) will leave from Angul at 5.45 AM from April 6 and will arrive at Puri at 10.20 AM.
Similarly, the Puri-Hatia Special (08452) will run from Puri from April 1 and Hatia-Puri Special 08451 will leave from Hatia from April 2 till further advice.
“This train will leave Puri at 8.30 PM and will reach at Hatia at 10.45 AM on the following days. In the return direction, this train from Hatia will leave at 4 PM and will arrive at Puri at 6.10 AM on following days having stoppages at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Talcher, Angul, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bamra, Rajgangpur, Rourkela, Orga, Bano, Govindpur Road between Puri and Hatia from both the directions,” it said.
The Sambalpur-Puri-Sambalpur Special (08303/08304) will run from April 3 till further advice. This train will leave Sambalpur at 6 AM and will arrive at Puri at 12.50 PM. In the return direction this train will leave Puri at 3.45 PM and will arrive at Sambalpur at 10.10 PM having stoppages at Jujumura, Rairakhol, Bamur, Boinda, Jarapada, Angul, Talcher Road, Meramandali, Dhenkanal, Naraj Marthapur, Mancheswar, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road between Sambalpur and Puri from both the directions, it added.
“The Puri-Paradip-Puri Special (08414/08413) will run from April 7 till further advice. This train will leave Puri at 6.15 AM and will reach at Paradip at 10.15 AM. In the return direction, it will leave Paradip at 6 PM and will arrive at Puri at 10.10 PM having stoppages at Sakhigopal, Delang, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Kandarpur, Raghunathpur, Gorakhnath, Rahama and Badabandha between Puri and Paradip from both the directions,” it further stated.
On the other hand, the Visakhapatnam-Jagadalpur-Visakhapatnam Special (08516/08515) will be extended up to Kirandul starting April 1.
“Visakhapatnam-Jagadalpur Special (08516) from Visakhapatnam will leave at 6.45 AM from April 1 and will reach at Kirandul at 8.45 PM. In the return direction, Kirandul-Visakhapatnam Special (08515) from Kirandul will leave at 6 AM from April 2 and will arrive at Visakhapatnam at 8.20 PM,” it stated.