Bhubaneswar 14.07.2016 (By Mano Mani Singh)-With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush in regular trains to and from Puri during the world famous Car Festival-2016 of Lord Jagannath, East Coast Railway has provided special trains from different parts of the state including the special trains to and from neighbouring states.Apart from the regular trains to and from Puri, 28 Special Trains for Bahuda Yatra and 26 Special Trains for Sunavesa will run for the convenience of the passengers. For the first time, East Coast Railway has arranged most of the special trains with reserved accommodation to facilitate passengers to visit the pilgrim place.The Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express has been extended to Puri till 16th July, 2016 and two pairs of Special Trains between Khurda Road & Puri will continue to run for Bahuda and Sunavesa of Lord Jagannath. Besides the Special trains announced for Gundicha Rath Yatra festival earlier, 72 Special trains will now run for the above days of the festivals.
SPECIAL ISSUE OF “INDIAN RAILWAYS”MAGAZINE WITH FOCUS ON EAST COAST RAILWAY – INAUGURATED BY GENERAL MANAGER, ECoR, SHRI RAJIV VISHNOI IN THE PRESENCE OF ADDL. GENERAL MANAGER SHRI B. N. MAHAPATRA, CHIEF VIGILANCE OFFICER SHRI DEBRAJ PANDA & SECRETARY SHRI S. K. PUROHIT. The magazine acknowledges the emergence of EAST COAST ZONE as the No.-1 zone in INDIAN RAILWAYS and awarded as the Best Railway Zone in terms of Overall Efficiency.