THE NEW RAILWAY TIME TABLE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FROM 1ST JULY 2013. CHANGES IN THE TIMINGS OF THE TRAINS WILL BE EFFECTIVE FROM 1ST JULY 2013. EXTENSION OF TRAINS, INCREASE IN FREQUENCY AND INTRODUCTION OF NEW TRAINS SERVICE WILL BE NOTIFIED IN DUE COURSE.
MAJOR CHANGES IN TIMINGS with effect from 1st July 2013:
The timings of twenty five numbers of trains have been changed and differed from the earlier scheduled time at different stations in East Coast Railway jurisdiction WITH EFFECT FROM 1st July 2013.
12801 Puri-New Delhi Purusottam Express will leave Puri at 21.45hrs instead of it’s existing scheduled departure at 21.50hrs. The timings of this train at Cuttack, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road and Bhadrak have been changed. Similarly, 18477 Puri-Haridwar Express will leave Puri at 20.55hrs instead of it’s existing schedule departure at 2100hrs. The timings of this train at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road and Bhadrak will be differed.
The timings of 18452 Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express differed at Puri, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Jharsuguda; 12278 Puri-Howrah Express at Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore & Howrah; 18416 Puri-Barbil & 18414 Puri-Paradeep Express at Puri, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Paradeep have been differed.
Similarly, the timings of 18105 Rourkela-Bhubaaneswar Inter City Express at Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur City, Angul & Bhubaneswar; 18107 Rourkela-Koraput Inter City Express at Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Balangir, Titilagarh, Rayagada & Koraput; 18303 Sambalpur-Puri Inter City Express at Sambalpur, Angul, Bhubaneswar and Puri; 18272 Titilagarh-Howrah Express at Jharsuguda, sambalpur, Bolangir & Titilagarh; 18302 Rayagada-Ttitilagarh Inter City Express at Sambalpur, Bolangir, Titilagarh & Rayagada; 18221 Durg-Jagadalpur Express at Titilagarh, Rayagada & Koraput, Kantabanji & Raipur; 18311 Sambalpur-Varanasi Express at Jharsuguda and sambalpur; 18301 Sambalpur-Rayagada Inter City Express at Sambalpur, Bolangir, Titlagarh & Rayagada; 18309 Sambalpur-Nanded Express at Sambalpur, Bolangir, Titlagarh & Rayagada; 12805 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Express at Visakhapatnam; 18401 Puri-Okha Express at Puri-Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Vizianagaram & Visakhapatnam and 22854 Visakhapatnam-Shalimar Express at Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar & Cuttack have also been differed from its earlier schedule. Similarly, the timings of 22866 Puri-LTT Express at Puri, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar & Cuttack; 22890 Puri-Valsad & 14710 Puri-Bikaner Express at Puri, Khurda Road & Bhubaneswar have been differed.
Apart from this, the timings of local passenger trains like; 58416 Puri-Cuttack Passenger & 58434 Brahmapur-Cuttack passenger at Puri/Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar & Cuttack; 78420 Palasa-Bhubaneswar passenger at Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road & Bhubaneswar and 58417 Puri-Gunupur passenger at Puri, Khurda Road, Brahmapur & Palasa have also been changed and differed.
EXTENSION OF TRAINS:
18437/18438 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar Express will be extended to Junagarh, 18419/18420 Puri-Dibrugarh-Puri weekly express will be extended to Jaynagar and 12145/12146 Lokmanya Tilak terminus (LTT)-Bhubaneswar-LTT Express will be extended to Puri have been mentioned in the new Time Table. THE DATE OF EXTENSION OF THESE TRAINS WILL BE NOTIFIED IN DUE COURSE.
INCREASE IN FREQUENCY:
18309/18310 Sambalpur-Nanded-Sambalpur Bi-weekly Express and 18509/18510 Visakhapatnam-Nanded-Visakhapatnam Bi-weekly Express will run three days in a week instead of earlier two days in a week. Sambalpur-Nanded Express will leave on every Sunday, Monday & Friday from Sambalpur and every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday from Nanded. Similarly, Visakhapatnam-Nanded-Visakhapatnam Express will leave on every Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday from Visakhapatnam and on every Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday from Nanded instead of earlier days. Similarly, 22819/22820 Visakhapatnam-LTT-Visakhapatnam Express will run daily instead of earlier two days in a week. However, THE DATE OF INCREASE IN FREQUENCY OF THESE TRAINS WILL BE NOTIFIED LATER ON. 12892/12891 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar will run daily instead of earlier six days in a week w.e.f. 1st July 2013.
CHANGE IN THE DAYS OF SERVICE:
12281 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Duronto Express will leave Bhubaneswar on Wednesday instead of earlier schedule day, Sunday and 12282 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Duronto Express will leave New Delhi on Thursday instead of earlier schedule day Monday. Similarly, 22871 Bhubaneswar-Tirupaty Express will leave Bhubaneswar on Sunday instead of earlier schedule day Saturday and 22872 Tirupaty-Bhubaneswar Express will leave Tirupaty on Monday instead of earlier schedule day, Sunday. Changes of days of run of these trains will be notified in due course.
CHANGE IN TRAIN NUMBER:
After increase in frequency of 22819/22820 Visakhapatnam-LTT-Visakhapatnam Express from two days in a week to daily, this train will run as an ordinary express train instead of earlier Super Fast status and will be renumbered as 18519/18520 Visakhapatnam-LTT-Visakhapatnam Express instead of 22819/22820. The date of renumbering of the train will be notified later.
12 new trains have been placed in the new Time table which will be commenced from 1st July 2013 and the introduction of these new trains will be notified in due course. These trains are (01) Bhubaneswar-New Delhi weekly Express via Angul, sambalpur & Jharsuguda; (02) Bhubaneswar-Tirupaty Weekly Express; (03) Puri-Sainagar Shirdi-Puri via Sambalpur-Titlagarh & Raipur; (04) Visakhapatnam-Gandhidham-Visakhapatnam via Bijayawada, warangal & Ahmedabad; (05) Visakhapatnam-Jodhpur-Visakhapatnam weekly Express via Titilagarh & Raipur; (06) Visakhapatnam-Kollam-Visakhapatnam weekly Express via Renigunta & Katpadi; (07) Visakhapatnam-Tata-Visakhapatnam weekly via Kendujhargarh & Jakhapura; (08) Santragachhi-Chennai-Santragachhi Bi-weekly AC Super fast Train via Cuttack & Bhubaneswar; (09) Puri-Ajmer-Puri bi-weekly express via Sambalpur-Titlagarh & Raipur; (10) Kamakhya-Yesvantpur-Kamakhya weekly AC Super fast Express via Asansol, Midnapur, Hijli & Bhubaneswar; (11) Hatia-Yesvantpur-Hatia weekly via Titlagarh, rayagada & Visakhapatnam and one passenger train (12) Visakhapatnam & Rayagada via Vizianagaram.