East Coast Railway, Khurda Road Division

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Land acquisition has emerged as the key roadblock for smooth execution of the rail link. Naveen Patnaik asks Transport Department to expedite works. Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked state’s Transport Department to expedite work Khurda-Balangir rail route. CM Patnaik on Wednesday issued this direction while reviewing the project at the […]

Odisha CM vexed over slow pace of Khurda-Bolangir Rail link

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Bhubaneswar: ARSS Infrastructure Projects on Monday said its has won Rs.109-crore contract in Odisha by East Coast Railway. “A work order amounting to Rs. 109.27 crore namely ’Jarapada-Budhapank with Flyover At Talcher Road-3rd And 4th Line-Execution Of Earthwork, Minor Bridges And Other Allied Works – Km.525.133 To Km. 483.047 I.E. 35.5 […]

ARSS Infra Projects wins Rs.109 Crore Jarapada-Budhapank contract in Odisha

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Berhampur: Ahead of the railway budget, senior BJP leader and former deputy speaker Rama Chandra Panda has demanded a railway division office in Berhampur and direct trains from Silk City to New Delhi, Mumbai and western Odisha towns like Sambalapur and Rourkela. He submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra […]

Demand for separate Railway Division at Brahmapur kicks off ahead ...

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New Delhi: The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval for the much-awaited doubling of the Kothavalasa-Kirandul (KK) railway line that falls under the Waltair division of East Coast Railway (ECoR). Kothavalasa–Kirandul line belongs to Waltair Railway Division of East Coast Railway Zone. […]

Centre approves Doubling of Kothavalasa-Kirandul single rail line

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Bhubaneswar: Asking East Coast Railways to expedite submission of forest diversion proposal for construction of railway track from Balangir side by December end, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today expressed satisfaction over the progress of the Khurda-Balangir Railway project which is falling under the Khurda Road and Sambalpur Divisions of East Coast […]

Odisha Chief Minister reviews Khurda-Balangir Railway project

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Bhadrak BHC: The Adani Group-operated Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) in Odisha will soon get the status of ‘Non-Government Railways’, the second such private company in the country. DPCL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Limited (APSEZ), signed a commercial agreement with the Ministry of Railways at […]

Dhamra Port Co Ltd to get ‘Non-Government Railways’ status

Khurda-Bolangir Rail Line
Balangir (BLGR): Construction works on a 19-km stretch of the 289-km-long Khurda-Balangir railway line to link coastal Odisha with the western region of the state, would begin from Balangir side of Sambalpur Division on East Coast Railway in December. The railway line is a long awaited one, as the survey for […]

Construction Works on Balangir-Khurda Rail line to Commence Shortly

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Coal minister bats for rail network in Odisha. Piyush Goyal hints that Odisha to earn over Rs 45,600 crore from coal block auction Bhubaneswar (BBS): Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said he has suggested to the Odisha government to ink a joint venture with Coal India Limited (CIL) […]

Rail Infra upgrade needed for more Coal from Talcher: Coal ...

Kendrapara Member of Parliament Baijayant Panda called on Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and discussed about the progress of Haridaspur-Paradip rail link project
New Delhi: Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda today called on union railway minister Suresh Prabhu and discussed about the progress of Haridaspur-Paradip rail link project which is falling on the Khurda Road Division of East Coast Railway. Panda informed the minister that South Korean steel major Posco has withdrawn from the […]

Kendrapara MP meets Railway Minister on pending Haridaspur-Paradip rail link ...

Naraj Marthapur (NQR): A wagon of a goods train derailed at Marthapur in Cuttack district today, disrupting train traffic between Naraj and Dhenkanal in Odisha. No one was injured in the accident involving the goods train which was carrying coal from Talcher to Jamanjodi in Koraput district. Senior railway officials rushed to […]

Goods train derails on Khurda Road Division of ECOR, trains ...

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his advisor-turned-foe Pyari Mohan Mohapatra on Thursday shared the dais — three years after the hiatus. The two leaders met in Khurdha district during the Khurdha-Begunia rail line inauguration by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. However, neither did they make […]

Rail line brings Odisha CM, advisor-turned-foe face to face

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Malatipatpur (MLT): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated a new building complex of Malatipatpur railway station on Thursday evening. He was accompanied by Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Prabhu said since lakhs of pilgrims are expected to throng the pilgrim city to witness and participate in the Rath Yatra, the Railways had […]

Railway Minister inaugurates New Building Complex of Malatipatpur Railway Station ...

Bhubaneswar (BBS): The Railway ministry and Odisha government will enter into a memorandum of understanding (Mou) for expediting the completion of inordinately delayed Khurda Bolangir rail line on cost sharing basis. The cost for implementation of Daspalla – Bolangir segment of Khurda Road and Bolangir New Broad Gauge line would be […]

Odisha, Railways to sign pact on Khurda-Bolangir line

Puri: Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu is coming to the State on a day’s visit on July 16. On his arrival, Prabhu will proceed to Begunia in Khurda district where he will inaugurate the Khurda Road-Begunia section of the Khurda Road-BAlangir rail line and flag off passenger train on the […]

Railway Minister to inaugurate Khurda Road-Begunia section on 16th July

Railway engineers on Friday examined the newly-laid tracks between Puri and Sakhigopal. Safety Commissioner Sudarshan Nayak along with the DRM/Khurdha Road Division of East Coast Railway travelled to Puri in a train comprising three bogies on the day and later inspected electrification, signal systems, interlocking mechanism and other safety measures […]

Safety Checks on newly-laid Puri-Sakhigopal section commences

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and Member of Parliament Baijayant Panda has urged Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to direct the Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) to subscribe the equity of Posco from Haridaspur-Paradip railway project. The South Korean steel major had provided Rs.27.5 crore as paid up capital for […]

BJD leader urge CONCOR to subscribe the equity of Posco ...

Police said Subash Agarwal, Chairman of ARSS, a listed company, allegedly hired two youths to fire at Ajay Kumar, joint general manager of projects at RVNL Bhubaneswar (BBS): A murder attempt in broad daylight on senior railway official working in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) Mr.Ajay Kumar in Bhubaneswar on Saturday […]

Murder attempt on Senior RVNL Officer’s life in Odisha; ARSS ...

Paradeep (PRDP): Paradip Port, in order to cater to the future growth in traffic, has decided to undertake Development of Railway Siding and Construction of Warehouse at Balijhara, Paradip Port for handling Finished Fertilizers, through Public Private Participation (“PPP”) on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (“DBFOT”) basis for an Optimal […]

Paradip Port to develop Rail Siding & build Warehouse at ...

The mob also damaged furniture at Delang station. The locals are demanding stops at Delang and Kanas Road station. At least 3 fire tenders were deployed to douse the fire. Police also had to lathicharge to disperse the mob.
Delang (DEG): Even as the Government Railway Police (GRP) on Sunday arrested at least 51 persons for torching a coach of Puri-Barbil/Paradip Express, Friday’s mob fury at Delang Railway Station has cost the Railways a staggering Rs 2.5 crore or even more. All the arrested persons belonged to Sanagualipur village […]

51 held for setting Coach afire; Railways loss estimated Rs.2.5 ...

Cuttack (CTC): Due to operational reasons, the safety related modernisation work between Cuttack and Barang Stations has been kept in abeyance now and the new programme of the said work will be notified soon. As a result, 18414/18413 Puri-Paradeep-Puri Express , 22810 Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Express, 22814 Paradeep-Santragachhi Express, 22813 Santragachhi-Paradeep Express […]

Cuttack-Barang Doubling: Cancellation of Train will be notified soon

Cuttack (CTC): Opposing the eviction notice issued by East Coast Railways to traders of Malgodown, the Cuttack Chamber of Commerce (CCC) on Thursday organized a protest meeting. The traders decided to meet chief minister Naveen Patnaik and chief secretary soon and apprise them of their plight. Besides, the chamber would also […]

Malgodown traders oppose Railways eviction notice

Cuttack (CTC): The Millennium City is soon going to be shorn of a slice of its history with the Railways serving a notice for take-over of the land on which Malgodown, the largest commodities market of the State, now stands. Hit by the ultimatum served by Khurda Road Railway Division […]

ECOR slaps Notice on Illegal Encroachments of Railway Land at ...

बेरहामपुर Berhampur (BAM): Four years after the Centre announced setting up of a Railway wagon factory at Sitalapalli surrounded by Berhampur Tehsil in Odisha’s Ganjam district, the groundwork is yet to begin. Even though Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Railway Ministry to expedite the work several times, there has been […]

Odisha Ministers express displeasure over Delay in starting Sitalapalli Wagon ...

ब्रह्मपुर Brahmapur (BAM): Settlements at the railway track in the Bhakuri area of Behrampore were today allegedly demolished by Railway officials rendering a good number of poor settlers homeless. The railway officials who were backed by armed security personnel engaged workers and machinery today to demolish bamboo huts, brick-built cottages and […]

Kurdha Division evicts Encroachments in Railway Areas in Brahmapur

जगन्‍नातपुर Jagannathapur (JNP):  Train services from Khurda to Berhampur were hit on Thursday as two wagons of a goods train got derailed. A coal-laden goods train running from Talcher to Simhadhri got derailed near Jagannathpur near Chhatrapur in Ganjam district on Thursday forenoon, which resulted in disruption of train services between Ganjam […]

Coal ladden Goods Train derails between Khurda-Berhampur section

हरीदासपुर Haridaspur (HDS): Ruins of a nearly 1500-year old temple have surfaced during digging for the Haridaspur-Paradip rail line project at Bhuinpura in Kendrapara district. Labourers stumbled upon the summit structure (Dadhi Nauti) of the place of worship during earth digging work at the village coming under Bagada gram panchayat, District Culture […]

Ruins of 1500 year old temple discovered in Kendrapara

Khurda Road खुर्दा रोड (KUR): East Coast Railway, Khurda Road Division has added a new passenger amenity item at Bhubaneswar station for the benefit of Disabled, Old Aged and Sick Passengers by providing a battery operated vehicle for them. The vehicle will operate round the clock. Disabled, Old Aged and Sick Passengers […]

Battery Vehicle operated at Bhubaneswar Station for Disabled, Old aged ...

Mancheswar (MCS): The Vigilance department of the Railways which is probing the illegal sale of scraps from the East Coast Railways carriage workshop at Mancheswar here said on Sunday that in the course of inquiry they have found four persons involved in the scam and that action will be taken […]

Staff of Mancheswar Workshop caught in Illegal scrap trade

Mancheswar (MCS): Carriage Repair Workshop at Mancheswar has become the most productive among all 45 Workshops over Indian Railways. Among all parameters of efficiency of a workshop, like work output in terms of outturn of coaches and their overhauling, it has beaten all other workshops o­n parameters of productivity and […]

Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop ‘most productive’ among all 45 Workshops ...

Puri (PURI): Asserting that Railways was not neglecting Odisha, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today sought its cooperation in infrastructure development and said doubling of Delang-Puri line would be completed before Lord Jagannath Nabakalebar festival in 2015. “There is no truth in the allegation that Odisha is […]

Railways not neglecting Odisha: Adhir

Jajpur Keonjhar Road (JJKR) Khurda Division, ECOR झझारपुर : सकरी-निर्मली-लौकहा रेलखंड जर्जरावस्था के चरम पर है। गुरुवार को स्थानीय रेलवे जंक्शन के ट्रैक नं.4 की पटरी 2 से तीन फीट में दो जगह टूटी पाई गई। अगर अपसाईड काटा वाला कर्मी शिव कुमार महतो सतर्क नहीं होता तो वहां शंटिंग कर रहा […]

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Brahmapur (BAM): A motorcycle rally was taken out in the city on Friday by ‘Relapatha Sangram Samity, Kandhamal-Ganjam’ demanding railway link between Berhampur in Ganjam and Phulbani in Kandhamal district. This rally started from First Gate area and travelled through different areas of the city to reach the office of the […]

Demand for Berhampur-Phulbani Rail link – Motorcycle rally taken out ...

Talcher:  Police today conducted preventive arrest of the  the local MLA Braja Kishor Pradhan  and 48 contractual workers  for opposing the resumption of two railway sidings of Bhubaneaswari coal mine here. Contractual workers who were working in these two sidings for several years were retrenched by the new contractors evoking the protests. The […]

Talcher MLA arrested for opposing the resumption of Railway Sidings

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urges Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge to sanction special Budget Provision for Khurda Road Bye-pass line. CM Patnaik wrote a letter to Union Railway Minister on this regard. CM Patnaik on his letter said that, “You are aware that the Nabakalebar festival of Lord […]

Odisha CM urges Railway Minister special Budget Provision for Khurda ...

Bhubaneswar:  With uprooted high tension towers and signals, damaged platforms and tracks blocked by trees due to high-velocity winds of Cyclone Phailin in Odisha, East Coast Railways on Sunday said no trains were moving in Bhadrak-Khurda Road-Palasa-Vizianagaram sections. While the up line signal of Ichhapuram station was uprooted, the overbridge […]

Cyclone Phailin stalls Railway Network on ECOR

The inaugural Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee (DRUCC) meeting was held at Khurda Road. Senior Divisional Railway Manager Sanjay Kumar Mohanty presided over it, while Additional Divisional Railway Manager MK Poddar and Senior Divisional Commercial Manager HL Luwang attended. The DRUCC members presented various problems concerning the difficulties of the railway passengers […]

Rail users’ body meet highlights commuters’ hiccups

The inaugural Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee (DRUCC) meeting was held at Khurda Road. Senior Divisional Railway Manager Sanjay Kumar Mohanty presided over it, while Additional Divisional Railway Manager MK Poddar and Senior Divisional Commercial Manager HL Luwang attended. The DRUCC members presented various problems concerning the difficulties of the railway passengers […]

Khurda Road DRUCC meet highlights commuters’ hiccups