Bhubaneswar: The Railways today extended the services of two trains originating from Bhubaneswar till August 12, 2020. In a statement, the Railways said the services of Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar and Bhubaneswar-Koraput-Bhubaneswar special express trains via Sambalpur have been extended.
The BHUBANESWAR-BALANGIR-BHUBANESWAR SPECIAL (08493/08494) train departs from Bhubaneswar at 0630hrs and from Balangir at 1445hrs from August 1 to 12 except Saturdays & Sundays (5 Days in the week).
STOPPAGES – Mancheswar, Naraj Marthapur, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul, Boinda, Bamur, Rairakhol, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali and Loisinga between Bhubaneswar and Balangir from both the directions.
The BHUBANESWAR-KORAPUT-BHUBANESWAR SPECIAL VIA CUTTACK-ANGUL, SAMBALPUR-TITILAGARH-RAYAGADA (08447/08448) train leaves from Bhubaneswar at 1830hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays and from Koraput at 1730hrs on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays (3 Days in the week).
Stoppages – Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Meramandali, Talcher Road, Angul, Boinda, Rairakhol, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Bargarh Road, Barapali, Dungripalli, Loisinga, Balangir, Badmal, Titilagarh, Kesinga, Muniguda, Theruvali, Rayagada, Tikiri, Laxmipur, Kakiriguma, Baiguda, and Damanjodi between Bhubaneswar and Koraput from both the directions.
The statement further said tickets will be available at railway reservation counters and also IRCTC website. Only confirmed ticket holders will be allowed to board the train, it added.
Other special trains running from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar to Mumbai, Bhubaneswar to Howrah, etc will continue to run as notified earlier.