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East Coast Railway observes Cleanliness Drives

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East Coast Railway has taken various activities like Intensive Cleanliness & Sanitation Drive at different Railway establishments especially Railway Stations, offices and Railway colonies followed by oath taking on Sunday in the day of Gandhi Jayanti to mark the observance of completion of two years of Swachh Bharat Mission and beginning of third year. ShriContinue Reading…

East Coast Railway announces New Train Time Table from Saturday

East Coast Railway (ECoR)

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has announced some changes in timing of the running trains in its jurisdiction. The revised timings of 44 trains, including 33 express and 11 local passenger trains will work out from October 1. As per the changes, Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express will leave Bhubaneswar at 9.30 am instead of 9.15 am.Continue Reading…

Ratha Yatra 2016: ECoR decides to run 3 Special Trains from Bhawanipatna to Puri

Ratha Yatra 2016-Special Train

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run three special trains from Bhawanipatna in Kalandi district to Puri during a nine-day-long Ratha Yatra festival starting from July 6. This arrangement has been made by the railway zone to avoid heavy rush of pilgrims during the festival. With a view to provide more comfortable inContinue Reading…

ECoR prepares to deal with Monsoon and Flood Situations

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In order to minimize the effects of heavy rain fall and to improve safety of running trains including disruption free services, East Coast Railway has planned precautionary steps before the o­nset of the monsoon. General Manager, East Coast Railway, Shri Rajiv Vishnoi has directed the concerned officials to be o­n full alert towards any incidentContinue Reading…

CCEA grants Approval for Vizianagaram-Titlagarh Rail Project

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for taking up Vizianagaram and Titlagarh 3rd line project at an estimated cost of Rs.2,335.68 crore. The length of the railway line will be 264.6 km. The completion period of the project will be five years. TheContinue Reading…

Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi to run daily instead of six days a week

 Jan Shatabdi Train

With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush in regular trains, East Coast Railway has decided to run Shatabdi & Jan Shatabdi Express trains daily instead of earlier six days in a week. Shatabdi Express on Wednesdays and Jan Shatabdi Express on Sundays will run as Special Trains tillContinue Reading…

East Coast Railway announces more Summer Specials Trains

Summer Specials Trains

With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers and also providing comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer Season 2016, East Coast Railway has decided to run three additional pairs of trains towards Kolkata from Puri & Bhubaneswar apart from 09 pairs of weekly & bi-weekly summer special trains declared in March 2016 towards different destinations of the country fromContinue Reading…

East Coast Railway (ECoR) bags Best Zonal Shield for Overall Performance

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The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has won the Best Zonal Shield for overall performance, known as pandit Govind Ballabh Pant shield. The award was presented to ECoR officials by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu during the 61st National Railway Week function in Bhubaneswar yesterday. This year’s Railway Week was dedicated to ECoR. In total, 143 RailwayContinue Reading…

Odisha seeks sizable amount in railway budget 2016-17

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Bhubaneswar, Feb 5: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to allocate a sizable amount of Railway Budget 2016-17 for strengthening and expanding rail infrastructure in the state. In a letter to Prabhu, Patnaik said the railway route length and rail density in Odisha is very much below than national averageContinue Reading…

Railways lead Swachh Bharat Mission in Bhubaneswar

Railways lead Swachh Bharat Mission in Bhubaneswar

By Srikanta Mohanty: Ranking as a top station among the first fifty in India, Bhubaneswar Railway Station has the most fast-flowing traffic of passengers as well as trains. As in the last years, the state has felt increasing demand for new trains the authority of Indian Railway found sanitation a tough task inside the stationContinue Reading…


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