Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of Railways, Communication and Electronics & Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw will flag off the inaugural run of the Bhadrak – Nayagarh Town MEMU Train at Cuttack railway station on the occasion of Ram Navami.
According to an East Coast Railway press release, the Union Ministers will on the inaugural Day, this train will leave from Cuttack Station at about 3:15 pm. However, the regular service will commence from 31st March, 2023.
This is a long pending public aspiration of the people of both Bhadrak and Nayagarh Districts. Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw announced to provide a new train from Bhadrak towards Bhubaneswar during the foundation stone laying ceremony of Redevelopment of Bhubaneswar Railway Station.
This train will provide facilities to the public of the respective regions for direct journey instead of changing transportation facilities at intermediate places. This new train will run as Special train on its inaugural day, the press release noted.
The 08555/08556 Bhadrak-Nayagarh Town-Bhadrak MEMU will leave from Bhadrak at 5:45 am and will reach at Nayagarh Town at 11:55 am.
In the return direction, this train from Nayagarh Town will leave at 5:05 pm and will reach at Bhadrak at 10:45 pm. This train will have stoppages at all Stations and Passenger Halts between Bhadrak and Nayagarh Town from both the directions.