ECoR to run four more special trains; check details here

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) today decided to run four more special trains under its jurisdiction. Also, the ECoR announced to withdraw services of five weekly festival Special due to less patronization.

Following special trains will be run by the ECoR:

1. 08508/08507 Visakhapatnam-Rayagada-Visakhapatnam Special Express
088508 Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Special from Visakhapatnam will leave at 1650hrs daily w.e.f. November 15, 2020 and will reach at Rayagada at 2100hrs. In the return direction, 08507 Rayagada-Visakhapatnam Special from Rayagada will leave at 0515hrs daily w.e.f. November 16, 2020 and will reach at Visakhapatnam at 0925hrs. The train has 10 Second Class Seating Coach and two Guard cum Luggage Vans and is having stoppages at Simanchalam, Kottavalasa, Vizianagaram, Gajapatinagaram, Bobbili and Parvatipuram between Visakhapatnam and Rayagada from both the directions.

2. 08531/08532 Palasa-Visakhapatnam-Palasa Special Express
08531 Palasa-Visakhapatnam Special from Palasa will leave at 0525hrs daily w.e.f. November 16, 2020 and will reach at Visakhapatnam at 1000hrs. In the return direction, 08532 Visakhapatnam-Palasa Special from Visakhapatnam will leave at 1835hrs daily w.e.f. November 15, 2020 and will arrive at Palasa at 2330hrs. The train has 14 Second Class Seating Coach and two Guard cum Luggage Vans and is stoppages at Naupada, Tilaru, Srikakulam Road, Ponduru, Chipurupalli, Vizianagaram, Kottavalasa and Simanchalam between Palasa and Visakhapatnam from both the directions.

3. 08434/08433 Palasa-Bhubaneswar-Palasa Special Express
08534 Palasa-Bhubaneswar Special from Palasa will leave at 0600hrs daily w.e.f. November 16, 2020 and will reach at Bhubaneswar at 1010hrs. In the return direction, 08533 Bhubaneswar-Palasa Special from Bhubaneswar will leave at 1820hrs daily w.e.f. November 15, 2020 and will arrive at Palasa at 2240hrs. The train has 16 Second Class Reserved Seating Coach and is having stoppages at Sompeta, Ichhapuram, Brahmapur, Chhatrapur, Khalikote, Balugaon, Kalupadaghat, Nirakarpur and Khurda Road between Palasa and Bhubaneswar from both the directions.

04. 08301/08302 Sambalpur-Rayagada-Sambalpur Special Express
08301 Sambalpur-Rayagada Special from Sambalpur will leave at 0605hrs daily w.e.f. November 15, 2020 and will reach at Rayagada at 1240hrs. In the return direction, 08302 Rayagada-Sambalpur Special from Rayagada will leave at 1405hrs daily w.e.f. November 15, 2020 and will arrive at Sambalpur at 2020hrs. This train has one Sleeper Class, six Second Class Seating and two Guard cum Luggage Vans and is having stoppages at Hirakud, Attabira, Bargarh Road, Barpali, Loisinga, Balangir, Sainthala, Badmal, Titilagarh, Kesinga, Rupra Road, Norla Road, Lanjigarh Road, Ambodala, Muniguda, Theruvali and Singapur Road between Sambalpur and Rayagada from both the directions.

Due to less patronization from passengers, the ECoR decided to withdraw the services of the following trains:

02892/02891 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Festival Special from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. November 12 and from Bangiriposi w.e.f. November 13, 2020 will remain cancelled.

08416/08415 Puri-Barbil-Puri Festival Special from Puri w.e.f. November 13 and from Barbil w.e.f. November 14, 2020 will remain cancelled.

08414/08413 Puri-Paradeep-Puri Festival Special both from Puri and Paradeep w.e.f. November 12 will remain cancelled.

02705/02706 Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Festival Special both from Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada w.e.f. November 12, 2020 will remain cancelled.

02896/02895 Puri-Howrah-Puri Weekly Festival Special from Puri w.e.f. November 12 and from Howrah w.e.f. November 13, 2020 will remain cancelled.

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