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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Elephant mowed down by Puri-Surat Express in Odisha’s Sambalpur; train engine derails

Bhubaneswar, December 21: The Surat bound Puri-Surat Special dashed with an elephant between Hatibari and Maneswar Railway Station in Angul-Sambalpur Railway Section under Sambalpur Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the wee hours of Monday. All front wheels of the train engine got derailed. There was no casualty or injury to any passenger and […]

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Two more special trains to run towards Surat & Ahmedabad

Bhubaneswar, September 24: In view of heavy rush in special trains towards Surat and Ahmedabad from Odisha, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) is providing two more special trains towards Gujarat. These trains are Khurda Road -Surat-Khurda Road Weekly Special via Sambalpur- Titilagarh and Raipur (02827/02828). From Khurda Road at 8.40 PM on every Sunday from […]

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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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ECoR supplies 10.5 million tonne of coal in 2,683 trains to power houses amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown enforced to contain further spread of the Coronavirus, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has supplied 10.50 million tonnes (MT) of coals in 2,683 trains between March 22 and April 27 towards various places in the country from its jurisdiction to ensure uninterrupted supply of coal to power houses. As […]

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ECoR to run two parcel trains between April 9-15 amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (EcoR) has decided to run two Parcel Express trains under its jurisdiction between April 9 and 15, said an official release. While one train will run between Visakhapatnam-Sambalpur-Visakhapatnam, another will run between Visakhapatnam-Cuttack-Visakhapatnam. Both the trains will carry essential goods to different loading and unloading points, said an ECoR communiqué. […]

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ECoR directs disinfection of railway coaches to stop spread of COVID-19  

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha recording it’s first confirmed case of Coronavirus aka COVID-19, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Monday chaired a high-level review meeting and directed disinfection of railway coaches to check the spread of the virus. To properly handle and prevent the spread of corona virus, several decisions have been taken […]

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Covid-19: ECoR takes comprehensive measures to keep train passengers safe

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has geared up its entire machinery in a big way to take comprehensive measures on prevention of Coronavirus aka COVID-19 infection. It has directed the Railway Medical Wing and Divisional Railway Managers to ensure that adequate prevention measures are put in place across the zone. Control Rooms have been […]

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Jan Sadharan Express between Bhubaneswar-Cuttack from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the demands from passengers and to facilitate the passengers of outlaying areas of Twin City – Bhubneswar and Cuttack, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run a Jan Sadharan Special Trains between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack for a month between March 1 and 31, on trial basis. According to East Coast […]

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