Special train from Bhubaneswar from Mar 1 to benefit people from outlying Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: Good news for twin city passengers as the Railway authorities will run a special train ‘Jan Sadharan Express’ between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack from tomorrow with a special focus on areas outlying the Silver City.

In view of demands, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run Jan Sadharan special train between Twin City Bhubaneswar and Cuttack from March 1 to March 31 on trial basis to facilitate the passengers from outlying Cuttack, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) said in a release today.

The special train will run like a circular train benefiting the passengers from Choudwar, Athagarh, Naraj, Badamba, Narasinghpur and some parts of Dhenkanal besides the commuters of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

As per the release by the ECoR, 08460 Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Jan Sadharan special train will leave Bhubaneswar at 1.30 pm and will arrive at Cuttack at 2.30 pm via Barang and Gopalpur Balikuda. In the return direction, 08459 Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Jan Sadharan Special train via Nergundi-Gurudijhatia-Radhakishorepur-Naraj Marthapur will leave Cuttack at 2.40 pm and will reach Bhubaneswar at 5.20 pm.

The train between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will have stoppages at Vani Vihar, Mancheswar, Patia, Bhubaneswar New, Barang, Gopalpur Balikuda and Kathajodi. Similarly, Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Jan Sadharan train will halt at Kendrapara Road, Manguli Choudwar, Nergundi, Salagaon, Charbatia, Badapadagaon, Gurudijhatia, Machhapur, Radhakishorepur, Ghantikhal Nidhipur, Sarpeshwar, Naraj Marthapur, Barang, Bhubaneswar New, Patia, Mancheswar and Vani Vihar.

A MEMU train will be provided to run this Jan Sadharan special train between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

ECoR has planned to run the train as an additional mode of transportation which will ease the transport congestion problem, the release stated.

Also Read

Comments are closed.