Fight against COVID-19: Railways to transpoft oxygen by Ro-Ro service

Bhubaneswar, April 22: In response to fight against Covid-19, Indian Railways has geared up to run Oxygen Express to supply Oxygen from Steel plants to different parts of the country. First Roll On-Roll Off (Ro-Ro) Oxygen Express is now in East Coast Railway (ECoR) with seven empty tankers from Kalamboli Goods Shed in Maharashtra. It […]

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COVID-19: ECoR GM urges public not to visit railway offices

Bhubaneswar, April 16: In view of upsurge in Covid-19 cases, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Friday appealed to the general public to refrain from visiting railway offices. He also requested that, instead of visiting offices physically, correspondences may be done by means of email, phone, fax or by SMS. Apart from […]

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ECoR to run 3 more MEMU trains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 26: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday decided to run MEMU trains between Puri-Cuttack and Cuttack-Paradip and between Bhadrak-Cuttack. The Puri-Cuttack MEMU (68416) from Puri will leave at 8 AM from April 12 and will reach at Cuttack at 10.45 AM. In the return direction, Cuttack-Puri MEMU (68415) from Cuttack will leave […]

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Hot Axle Box Detection System installed at Belsonda, Boinda & Brundamal

Bubaneswar, January 20: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has installed “Hot Axle Box Detection System” at Belsonda, Boinda and Brundamal Stations over Sambalpur division, said an official release. According to the ECoR, this is a system based on sensors which gathers information on Rolling Stock conditions like Bearing condition, and Axle Temperature etc., of the […]

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Kerejanga-Angul doubling railway line commissioned in record time

Bhubaneswar, January 11: The doubling between Kerejanga-Angul of 13.51 km has been commissioned on Sunday in a record time. CCRS has authorized to run the trains at a maximum speed of 100kmph for the new double line. With this, doubling between Rairakhol to Angul is now completed for Sambalpur-Talcher Doubling project. This is 85.3km out […]

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Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Special to remain suspended

Bhubaneswar, December 18: In view of non-interlocking works which is safety related modernization work in Gudur-Tirupati Railway Section under Guntakal Railway Division of South Central Railway jurisdiction, the Ministry of Railways has decided to cancel Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special for one day from both the directions. According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special (08479/08480) […]

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Odisha Chief Secretary reviews 7 rail projects, directs ground-level follow up

Bhubaneswar, December 12: Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy has reviewed the progress of seven railway projects directed concerned departments and the project proponents to ensure strict ground-level follow up of the ‘work schedule’ till completion and commissioning of the projects, said an official release. According to a statement issued by the Chief Secretary’s office, Tripathy reviewed […]

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Nine special trains for civil services applicants in ECoR jurisdiction on Oct 3

Bhubaneswar, September 26: To facilitate smooth movement of candidates appearing the Civil Service Preliminary Examination, Ministry of Railways has decided to run nine Examination Special Trains in East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction on October 3 towards different cities where examinations are being conducted. As per the ECoR statement, these trains will leave at 4 PM […]

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Tushar Kanti joins as Principal Chief Personnel Officer of ECoR

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Tushar Kanti Mandal, an officer of Indian Railways Personnel Service (IRPS) has joined as Principal Chief Personnel Officer (PCPO) of East Coast Railway here on Saturday. Prior to this new posting, Mandal was serving as Chief Personnel Officer (Admin) of Central Railway at Mumbai. Mandal has also worked as Chairman, Railway Recruitment […]

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Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special to run daily

Bhubaneswar, September 3: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to increase the frequency of (08493/08494) Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special Train from five days a week to daily with effect from Friday, said an official release. According to an ECoR statement, Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Special leaving from Bhubaneswar at 6.30 AM and from Balangir at […]

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