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Friday, March 11, 2016

ECoR TO AUGMENT ADDITIONAL COACHES PERMANENTLY IN FIVE MORE TRAINS:

ECoR TO AUGMENT ADDITIONAL COACHES PERMANENTLY IN FIVE MORE TRAINS:


WAIT LIST POSITION OF DIFFERENT CLASSES IN TRAINS BEING CLOSELY MONITORED TO FACILITATE PASSENGERS
With a view to avoiding rush in regular trains, East Coast Railway has decided to augment additional AC-3 Tier coaches permanently in Puri-Patna Baidyanathdham Express, Puri-Howrah Weekly Express & Puri-Digha Express and also General Second Class Chair Car inSambalpur-Puri & Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi Express permanently from February, 2016.
18303/18304 Sambalpur-Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express will be augmented with o­ne General Second Class Chair Car permanently w.e.f. 1st February from both the directions.
12892/12891 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express will be augmented with o­ne General Second Class Chair Car permanently w.e.f. 23rd February from Bhubaneswar & w.e.f. 24th February, 2016 from Bangiriposi.
18449/18450 Puri-Patna-Puri Baidyanathdham Express will be augmented with o­ne AC-3 Tier Coach permanently w.e.f. 8thFebruary from Puri and w.e.f. 10th February, 2016 from Patna.
12896/12895 Puri-Howrah-Puri Weekly Express will be augmented with o­ne AC-3 Tier Coach permanently w.e.f. 11thFebruary from Puri and w.e.f. 12th February, 2016 from Howrah.
22890/22889 Puri-Digha-Puri Weekly Express will be augmented with o­ne AC-3 Tier Coach permanently w.e.f. 13thFebruary from Puri and w.e.f. 14th February, 2016 from Digha.
Apart from this, ECoR is also augmenting additional coaches temporarily in different important trains towards different destinations of the country from its jurisdiction according to the feasibility and demands from the passengers. Based o­n an analysis of the Passenger Traffic Profile o­n various routes, temporary augmentation of coaches in several Express trains is being done by attaching additional coaches.

HOLI SPECIAL TRAIN TOWARDS PATNA & BARIPADA

HOLI SPECIAL TRAIN TOWARDS PATNA & BARIPADA


With a view to provide comfortable journey to the commuters during Holi festival rush, East Coast Railway has decided to run a Holi Special Trains between Bhubaneswar & Patna and Puri & Bhanjapur (Baripada) taking into account the passengers waiting list and demand for Patna & Baripada ​directions​.
08449 Bhubaneswar-Patna Holi Special Train will leave Bhubaneswar at 1535hrs o­n 18th & 25th March-2016 (Fridays) and will reach at Patna at 1140hrs o­n the following days. In the return direction, 08450 Patna-Bhubaneswar Holi Special Train will leave Patna at 1400hrs o­n 19th & 26thMarch-2016 (Saturdays) and will arrive at Bhubaneswar at 0700hrs o­n the next days.
The Holi Special Train has o­ne AC-2 Tier, Two AC-3 Tiers, 13 Sleeper Class Coaches, Two Second Class Sitting Coaches and Two Guard cum Second Class Sitting Coaches having stoppages at Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijli, Adra, Asansol, Chittaranjan, Jasidih, Jhajha, Kiul, Mokama and Fathuha between Bhubaneswar and Patna.
08492 Puri-Bhanjapur Special will leave Puri at 1945hrs o­n every Friday between 26thFebruary to 25th March 2016 and will reach Bhanjapur at 0300hrs o­n the following days. In the return direction, 08491 Bhanjapur (Baripada)_Puri Special will leave Bhanjapur at 2315hrs o­n every Saturdays between 27th February to 26th March 2016 and will arrive Puri at 0530hrs o­n the next days.
The Holi Special Train has o­ne AC-2 Tier, Two AC-3 Tiers, 08 Sleeper Class Coaches, Two Second Class Sitting Coaches and Two Guard cum Second Class Sitting Coaches having stoppages at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Soro, Balasore, Rupsa, Betonati and Baripada between Puri and Bhanjapur.

SPECIAL OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO BARIPADA FROM PURI VIA BHUBANESWAR

SPECIAL OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO BARIPADA FROM PURI VIA BHUBANESWAR


With a view to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush in regular trains, East Coast Railway has decided to run a Special Train between Puri & Bhanjapur (Baripada) taking into account the passengers waiting list and demand for Baripada directions.
08492 Puri-Bhanjapur Special will leave Puri at 1945hrs o­n every Friday between 26thFebruary to 25th March 2016 and will reach Bhanjapur at 0300hrs o­n the following days. In the return direction, 08491 Bhanjapur (Baripada)_Puri Special will leave Bhanjapur at 2315hrs o­n every Saturdays between 27th February to 26th March 2016 and will arrive Puri at 0530hrs o­n the next days.
The Special Train has o­ne AC-2 Tier, Two AC-3 Tiers, 08 Sleeper Class Coaches, Two Second Class Sitting Coaches and Two Guard cum Second Class Sitting Coaches having stoppages at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Soro, Balasore, Rupsa, Betonati and Baripada between Puri and Bhanjapur.
This is a special effort by Railways to connect Puri & Bhubaneswar to Baripada based o­n public demand for comfortable mode of travel at night time linking Baripada with Bhubaneswar & Puri. It is expected that this train will prove to be popular among passengers who want a comfortable and peaceful night sleep and travel between Baripada and Puri/Bhubaneswar.

EIGHT PAIRS OF PASSENGER TRAINS TO HAVE ADDITIONAL STOPPAGES.

EIGHT PAIRS OF PASSENGER TRAINS TO HAVE ADDITIONAL STOPPAGES.


With a view to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and for the convenience of the passengers, East Coast Railway has decided to provide stoppage of five pairs of passenger trains at Sarala Station between Sambalpur Road & Sason Stations in Sambalpur-Jharsuguda Railway Sectionthree pairs of Passenger Trains at Machhapur Station between Rajathagarh & Gurudijhatia Stations in Nergundi-Dhenkanal Railway Section and one pair of Passenger Train at Sanasarthali Station between Muniguda & Bissamcuttack Stations in Rayagada-Titilagarh Railway Section with effect from 7th March, 2016.
STOPPAGE OF TRAINS AT SARALA STATION:
                58135 Jharsuguda-Sambalpur Passenger will reach at Sarala Station at 0525hrs and will leave at 0526hrs towards Sambalpur. In the return direction, 58136 Sambalpur-Jharsuguda Passenger will reach Sarala Station at 0749hrs and will leave at 0750hrs towards Jharsuguda.
78103 Rourkela-Sambalpur Passenger will reach at 1031hrs and will leave at 1032hrs towards Sambalpur. In the return direction, 78104Sambalpur-Rourkela Passenger will reach at 1152hrs and will leave at 1153hrs towards Rourkela.
58131 Rourkela-Puri Passenger will reach at 1130hrs and will leave at 1132hrs towards Puri. In the return direction, 58132 Puri-Rourkela Passenger will reach at 1610hrs and will leave at 1612hrs towards Rourkela.
58215 Jharsuguda-Titilagarh Passenger will reach Jharsuguda at 1138hrs and will leave at 1140hrs towards Titilagarh. In the return direction, 58216 Titilagarh-Jharsuguda Passenger will reach at 1225hrs and will leave at 1227hrs towards Jharsuguda.
Similarly, 58137 Jharsuguda-Sambalpur Passenger will reach Sarala Station at 1809hrs and will leave at 1810hrs towards Sambalpur. In the return direction, 58138 Sambalpur-Jharsuguda Passenger will reach at Sarala Station at 1929hrs and will leave at 1930hrs towards Jharsuguda.
STOPPAGE OF TRAIN AT SANASARTHALI STATION:
                58527 Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger will arrive at Sanasarthali at 1505hrs and will leave at 1507hrs towards Visakhapatnam. In the return direction, 58528 Visakhapatnam-Raipur Passenger will arrive at Sanasarthali at 1100hrs and will leave at 1102hrs towards Raipur.
STOPPAGE OF TRAINS AT MACHHAPUR STATION:
                58413 Talcher-Puri Passenger will arrive at Machhapur at 0724hrs and will leave at 0725hrs towards Puri. In the return direction, 58414 Puri-Talcher Passenger will arrive at Machhapur at 2007hrs and will leave at 2008hrs towards Talcher.
                58001 Howrah-Puri Passenger will reach at Machhapur at 1129hrs and will leave at 1130hrs towards Puri. In the return direction, 58002 Puri-Santragachhi Passenger will reach at Machhapur Station at 1305hrs and will leave at 1306hrs towards Santragachhi (Howrah).
58131 Rourkela-Puri Passenger will reach at Machhapur Station at 1847hrs and will leave at 1848hrs towards Puri. In the return direction, 58132 Puri-Rourkela Passenger will reach at Machhapur at 0738hrs and will leave at 0739hrs towards Rourkela.

ADDITIONAL STOPPAGES FOR PURI-LTT, SAMBALPUR-NANDED & SANTRAGACHHI-MANGALORE EXPRESS TRAINS AT DHENKANAL, GAJAPATHINAGARAM & PALASA RESPECTIVELY.

ADDITIONAL STOPPAGES FOR PURI-LTT, SAMBALPUR-NANDED & SANTRAGACHHI-MANGALORE EXPRESS TRAINS AT DHENKANAL, GAJAPATHINAGARAM & PALASA RESPECTIVELY.


With a view to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and for the convenience of the passengers, East Coast Railway has decided to provide stoppage of Puri-LTT-Puri Express at Dhenkanal,Sambalpur-Nanded-Sambalpur Express at Gajapathinagaram and Santragachhi-Mangalore-SantragachhiExpress at Palasa Stations o­n an experimental basis for a period of six months from the dates mentioned below.
22866/22865 Puri-LTT-Puri Express will arrive at Dhenkanal at 0842hrs and will leave at 0844hrs towards LTT with effect from 15th March, 2016. In the return direction, this train will arrive Dhenkanal at 0520hrs and will leave at 0522hrs towards Puri from 18thMarch, 2016 o­nwards.
18309/18310 Sambalpur-Nanded-Sambalpur Express will reach at Gajapathinagaram at 1650hrs and will leave at 1651hrs towards Nanded from 18th March, 2016. In the return direction, this train will reach at Gajapathinagaram at 1206hrs and will leave at 1207hrs towards Sambalpur w.e.f. 20th March, 2016.
22851/22852 Santragachhi-Mangalore Central-Santragachhi Express will arrive at Palasa at 0150hrs and will leave at 0152hrs towards Mangalore Central w.e.f. 18th March, 2016. In the return direction, this train will reach at Palasa at 0735hrs and will leave at 0737hrs towards Santragachhi w.e.f. 21st March, 2016.

NARAJ MARTHAPUR NEW STATION BUILDING INAUGURATED:

NARAJ MARTHAPUR NEW STATION BUILDING INAUGURATED:


SAMBALPUR-PURI & BHUBANESWAR-BALANGIR INTER CITY EXPRESS GIVEN STOPPAGE:
Hon’ble MP Shri Bhartruhari Mahatab and Hon’ble MLA Shri Pravat Kumar Tripathy inaugurated the new Station Building of Naraj Marthapur Railaway Station today in Presence of Shri S. K. Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Khurda Road. Waiting Room for Upper Class and 2nd Class, Booking Office, Reservation Office, Parcel Office, Clock Room, Retiring Room, Dormitory, High Level Platform, Platform Shelters have been provided at this Station. This Station Will minimise the congestion at Cuttack Station and will also help the passengers from Western Part of Cuttack Town, Banki and nearby areas.

SAMBALPUR-PURI & BHUBANESWAR-BALANGIR INTER CITY TO STOP AT NARAJ MARTHAPUR STATION

SAMBALPUR-PURI & BHUBANESWAR-BALANGIR INTER CITY TO STOP AT NARAJ MARTHAPUR STATION


With a view to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and for the convenience of daily passengers, East Coast Railway has decided to provide stoppage of Sambalpur-Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express and Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express at Naraj Marthapur Station o­n an experimental basis for a period of six months w.e.f. 19.02.2016.
18303 Sambalpur-Puri Inter City Express will reach at Naraj Marthapur Station at 1027hrs and will leave at 1028hrs towards Puri. In the return direction, 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express will reach at 1728hrs and will leave at 1729hrs towards Sambalpur.
Similarly, 12893 Bhubaneswar-Balangir Inter City Express will reach at Naraj Marthapur Station at 0711hrs and will leave at 0712hrs towards Balangir. In the return direction, 12894 Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express will reach at 2119hrs and will leave at 2120hrs towards Bhubaneswar.
          The timings for the above two trains at their nominated stations will remain unchanged.