Bhubaneswar, 03/07 ( Odisha Samachar ) – With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush in regular trains to and from Puri during the world famous Car Festival-2014 of Lord Jagannath, East Coast Railway has provided special trains from different parts of the state including the special trains to and from neighboring states.
In view of rush, East Coast Railway has lined up special trains to and from Puri on the occasion of Sandhya Darshan, Bahuda and Sunavesa of Lord Jagannath. All the special trains will run as passenger trains and will stop at eash & every station from originating to destination and back.
Besides the Special trains announced for Gundicha Rath Yatra festival earlier, 49 Special trains will now run for Sandhya Darshan, Bahuda and Suna vesa festivals. 12891/12892 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi- Bhubaneswar Express has been extended up to Puri till 09th July 2014. Apart from this, a large number of extra coaches have been kept to provide service as per requirement. Elaborate arrangements have been made for cleaning and watering of trains for ensuring pleasant and comfortable journey.
A special train has been arranged between Cuttack and Puri which will leave Cuttack at 0730hrs towards Puri and will return to Cuttack at 1900hrs from Puri.
Special trains from Visakhapatnam, Kharagpur, Balangir, Kendujhargarh and Bhadrak will leave on 6th July and from Paradeep, Cuttack and Brahmapur on 7th July towards Puri at various timings as announced earlier and will also return from Puri on 7th July evening towards these destinations.
Special trains from Cuttack, Bhadrak, Angul, Brahmapur, Kendujhargarh, Balangir, Palasa, Paradeep and Visakhapatnam will leave on 8th July towards Puri and will also return back from Puri on the same day night towards different destinations.