Bhubaneswar: The new railway time table will come into effect from 1st October (Saturday). Changes in the timings of the trains, extension of trains, provision of experimental stoppages, restoration of trains and introduction of new train services have been included in the new timetable, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) said in an official press release today
The timings of 47 numbers of trains have been changed compared to the earlier scheduled time at different originating Stations with effect from 1st October 2022. Timings of many Trains have also been changed at different Stations for time adjustment in view of the smooth running of trains are as follows:
Timings of 10 Trains at various important Stations have been changed. These Trains are:
Timings for 20813 Puri-Jodhpur Express at Puri, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack; 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express at Puri, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Naraj, Dhenkanal, Angul and Sambalpur; 20815/20816 Tata-Visakhapatnam-Tata Express at Tata, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam; 18518 Visakhapatnam-Korba Express at Visakhapatnam, Mahasamund, Lakholi, Raipur, Bilaspur & Korba; 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express at Bhubaneswar, Vizianagaram, Rayagada, Damanjodi, Koraput, Jeypore & Jagadalpur; 18452 Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express at Puri-Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Talcher & Angul; 18529 Durg-Visakhapatnam Express at Durg, Vizianagaram, Kottavalasa, Simhachalam & Visakhapatnam; 22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express at Paradeep, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam and 17243 Guntur-Rayagada Express at Duvvada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Bobbili, Parvatipuram, Parvatipuram Town and Rayagada have been changed.
Apart from this, the timings of Puri-Khurda Road-Puri Passenger Special have been changed from both directions. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Adjustment in Train Timings:
Timings of 13 trains have been adjusted from the originating Stations to the destination Stations. Timings of 20895 Rameswaram-Bhubaneswar Express, 22873 Digha-Visakhapatnam Express, 18423 Bhubaneswar-Nayagarh Town Express, 20807 Visakhapatnam-Amritsar Hirakud Express, 22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express, 18309 Sambalpur-Jammu Tawi Express, 20810 Nanded-Sambalpur Express, 22871 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Express, 12875 Puri-Anand Vihar Neelachal Express, 20815 Tata-Visakhapatnam Express, 22879 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Express, 22859 Puri-Chennai Express and 12278 Puri-Howrah Express have been made an adjustment by a minimum of 05 minutes and maximum by 25 minutes from originating Stations to destinations Stations. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Timings of Some Trains Speeded up:
Timings of 25 trains have been speeded up by a minimum of 05 minutes and a maximum of 55 minutes from originating Stations to destinations Stations. These trains are – 18567 Visakhapatnam-Kollam Express, 12277 Howrah-Puri Express, 22834 SMVT, Bengaluru-Bhubaneswar Express, 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express, 18574 Bhagat Ki Kothi-Visakhapatnam Express, 22836 Puri-Shalimar Express, 20816 Visakhapatnam-Tata Express, 18424 Nayagarh Town-Bhubaneswar Express, 18529 Durg-Visakhapatnam Express, 20804 Gandhidham-Visakhapatnam Express, 22827 Puri-Surat Express, 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City, 12896 Puri-Shalimar Express, 20823 Puri-Ajmer Express, 12832 Bhubaneswar-Dhanbad Express, 20861 Puri-Ahmedabad Express, 18518 Visakhapatnam-Korba Express, 12882 Puri-Shalimar Express, 18310 Jammu Tawi-Sambalpur Express, 12888 Puri-Shalimar Express, 12831 Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Express, 18573 Visakhapatnam-Bhagat Ki Kothi Express, 18452 Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express, 12846 SMVT, Bengaluru-Bhubaneswar Express and 20824 Ajmer-Puri Express. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Extension of Trains:
Three pairs of Trains have been extended temporarily on an experimental basis. These trains are… 08429/08430 (58429/58430) Khurda Road-Mahipur-Khurda Road Special up to Nuagaon Road; 08421/08422 (68433/68434) Cuttack-Ichhapuram-Cuttack Special extended up to Gunupur and 08456/08455 (68426/68425) Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar Special Extended up to Khurda Road. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Introduction of New Trains:
Three pairs of Trains have been introduced in the near past and are included in New Time Table. These Trains are – 58437/58438 (08423/08424) Puri-Nuagaon Road-Puri Passenger Special, 22861/22862 Howrah-Kantabanji-Howrah Express and 22305/22306 Jasidih-Bengaluru-Jasidih Express via Bhadrak, Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Change in Departure Timings from originating Stations:
Timings of 20813 Puri-Jodhpur Express, 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City, 12896/22836/12882&12888 Puri-Shalimar Express Trains, 15643 Puri-Kamakhya Express, 20861 Puri-Ahmedabad Express, 22974 Puri-Gandhidham Express, 12146 Puri-LTT Express, 22202 Puri-Sealdah Express trains from originating Stations from Puri; 22882 Bhubaneswar-Pune Express, 18423 Bhubaneswar-Nayagarh Town Express from Bhubaneswar and 22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express from Paradeep have been changed. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Change in Arrival Timings at Destination Stations:
Timings of 12277 Howrah-Puri Express at Puri; 18424 Nayagarh Town-Bhubaneswar, 12846 SMVT- Bengaluru-Bhubaneswar Express, 22834 SMVT- Bengaluru-Bhubaneswar Express at Bhubaneswar; 20815 Tata-Visakhapatnam Express & 18529 Durg-Visakhapatnam Express at Visakhapatnam and 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Express at Sambalpur have been changed. Timings of the above trains at some Stations have been changed to before and after the earlier scheduled timings.
Further, ECoR has requested passengers to check their train timings before boarding the trains. Passengers may also visit Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry https://www.indianrail.gov.in/enquiry/StaticPages/StaticEnquiry.jsp?StaticPage=index.html or may follow National Train Enquiry System https://enquiry.indianrail.gov.in/ntes/ to know about the train timings or can get information from the Station Enquiry Counters of various Stations.