Bhubaneswar: In unlock process in Odisha, the East Coast of Railway decided to resume the services of three trains including two expresses under its jurisdiction for conveniences of passengers.
As per the decision, the services of Visakhapatnam-Amritsar-Visakhapatnam Hirakud Special, Puri-Howrah-Puri Jagannath Special and Khurda Road-Puri-Khurda Road Passenger Special will resume in September.
Here’re the trains to resume services and schedules:
- 08503/08504 Visakhapatnam-Amritsar-Visakhapatnam Hirakud Special tri-weekly will be restored from Visakhapatnam with effect from September 11, 2021 and from Amritsar with effect from September 15, 2021, with effect from September 15, 2021 and will run till further advice. Hirakud Special trains will also run with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches by replacing conventional coaches running earlier.
This train will leave Visakhapatnam at 00:25 hrs on every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and will leave from Amritsar at 23:55 hrs on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. This train will run via Bhubaneswar-Sambalpur-Bilaspur-Katni Murwara-Jhansi-Agra Cant-New Delhi-Jalandhar and will have stoppages at important Stations.
- 08410/08409 Puri-Howrah-Puri Special will leave Puri at 22:40 hrs from September 15, 2021 and will leave Howrah at 19:05 hrs from September 16, 2021 till further order.
This train will have stoppages at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore, Basta, Jaleswar, Belda, Kharagpur, Mechheda and Santragachhi between Puri and Howrah from both the directions.
- 08404/08403 Puri-Khurda Road-Puri Passenger Special will leave Puri at 17:45 hrs with effect from September 20, 2021 and will leave Khurda Road at 07:25 hrs from September 21, 2021 till further advice.
This train will provide stoppages at Malatipatapur, Janakedeipur, Sakhigopal, Birpurusottampur, Jenapur Road, Delang, Kanas Road, Motari and Haripurgram between Puri and Khurda Road from both the directions.