Train Services resumed, 9 Passenger Trains to run between BBSR-Palasa

Bhubaneswar, Oct 13: A day after the cyclone Hudhud, Indian Railways on Monday resumed train services in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The railway tracks have been badly damaged in the Coastal Andhra by the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud. East Coast Railway said that 9 passenger trains will be running between Bhubaneswar-Palasa.

However, Puri-Tirupati, Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad (Vishakha), Jagdalpur-BBSR (Hirakhand) Express have been canceled. ECoR has decided to run a Special Train between Bhubaneswar and Palasa in the timings of Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam Inter City Express. Train services in Bhubaneswar-Palasa rail section will be normalised early in the morning. Repair of affected rails, signalling system and electricity supply etc., which is expected after night-long repair works in adverse weather.

The repair works in the affected areas are being done on war footing basis by the Railway Emergency Staff deployed at sensitive locations between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam.

The names of the trains will be running partially on 13th October between Bhubaneswar-Palasa are:

01.58417 Puri-Gunupur passenger from Puri and will run upto Palasa.
02.78411 Bhubaneswar-Chhatrapur passenger from Bhubaneswar.
03.78502 Palasa-Cuttack passenger from Palasa.
04.78420 Palasa-Bhubaneswar passenger from Palasa.
05.58434 Brahmapur-Cuttack passenger from Brahmapur.
06.78412 Chhatrapur-Bhubaneswar passenger from Chhatrapur.
07.78419 Bhubaneswar-Palasa passenger from Bhubaneswar.
08.78501 Cuttack-Palasa passenger from Cuttack.
09.58433 Cuttack-Brahmapur passenger from Cuttack.