East Coast railway

Babies born on board Shramik Special trains to get gifts in this Railway zone

Since May 1, around 37 children have been born on board Shramik Special trains and on railway premises.

Jun 05, 2020, 19:45 PM IST

East Coast Railway converts 261 coaches into coronavirus COVID-19 isolation wards

The ECoR has converted 261 coaches to serve as quarantine or isolation facilities. The conversion has been done at different workshops and coaching depots of ECoR. These coaches have been kept at different stations across East Coast Railway. 

Apr 19, 2020, 10:13 AM IST

Bharat bandh: Passengers suffer as train services affected in Odisha and West Bengal

In Odisha, the movement of trains was affected in the East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the wake of the strike at Talcher, Bhubaneswar, Brahmapur, Bhadrak and Kendujhargarh.

Jan 08, 2020, 08:53 AM IST

Train services in Bhubaneswar to resume from May 5: East Coast Railways

It is to be noted that East Coast Railways have succeeded in resuming its services in less than 24 hours of the cyclone battering in the state

May 05, 2019, 07:01 AM IST

Odisha: 7 stations to get more train stoppage

A Tri-weekly Special train between Sambalpur and Shalimar via Angul and Bhadrak will also start.

Mar 10, 2019, 08:07 AM IST

Railway conducts experimental run of 2-kilometre long train

The train, comprising 147 wagons, three brake/guard vans and four engines, was planned between Godbhaga and Balangir railway stations in the Sambalpur Railway Division.

Feb 25, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Goods train derails in Odisha

Describing the incident as a minor one, railway officials said it took around two hours to make the affected track fit for resumption of train services.

Sep 03, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Four railway officials suspended for Odisha train accident

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday ordered a thorough probe into the accident.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Two dead, many injured in collision between passenger and goods train in Odisha; Suresh Prabhu orders probe

Passenger train (number 78408) hit the good train (BCN-DANKUNI) from behind in Odisha.

Sep 29, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

Cyclone Hudhud: ECoR keeps PRS counter open till 2200 hrs for refund

In view of cancellation and diversion of trains due to cyclone, East Coast Railway made special arrangement for opening of Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Counters till 2200 hrs instead of 1400 hrs on Sunday at important stations in order to help the passengers in getting refund.

Oct 12, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Dussehra special trains towards Mysore

In view of heavy rush during Dussehra holidays and to avoid rush in regular trains, special trains would run through East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction to provide comfortable journey to the commuters for world famous Dussehra festival at Mysore.

Sep 18, 2014, 12:08 PM IST

ECoR orders probe into alleged torture by RPF at Cuttack

East Coast Railway on Tuesday ordered a probe into alleged torture and illegal detention of two minor boys at Railway Protection Force post in Cuttack.

Jan 08, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

ECoR gears up prevent crimes against lady passengers in trains

Noticing certain incidents of crimes against women in trains, East Coast Railway has taken adequate safety measures including mass awareness programmes to ensure prompt and immediate action in case of any untoward incident, an official said.

Nov 27, 2013, 20:19 PM IST

Summer specials towards Shirdi from Puri

Keeping in view the rush in regular trains, East Coast Railway (ECoR) would run summer specials between Sai Nagar Shirdi and Puri.

Mar 07, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

East Coast Railway registers 10.8% growth

The ECoR has carried 108.19 million tonnes of freight against 97.62 million tonnes loaded during the corresponding period of last financial year, a senior official of Bhubaneswar-headquartered ECoR said.

Feb 09, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Goods train derails in AP

The movement of trains on the Kothavalasa-Kirandul line in Visakhapatnam division of East Coast railway was disrupted after a goods train derailed this morning.

Dec 19, 2012, 13:51 PM IST