2 MEMU Trains To Resume In Odisha
Bhubaneswar: After a pause of nearly one year, Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train services will finally resume in Odisha in a phased manner.
“Keeping in view the problems faced by commuters, East Coast Railways (ECoR) has decided to resume services of two MEMU trains, three special trains and extend services of one train,” said a senior railway official.
The two MEMU trains will run between Bhubaneswar-Keonjhar and Puri-Angul. The special trains will ply between Puri-Hatia, Puri-Sambalpur and Puri-Paradeep. However, services of Visakhapatnam-Jagadalpur Special train have been extended to Kirandul.
Schedule of the trains:
Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh MEMU (68426) will leave from Bhubaneswar at 4.35 PM starting March 30 and reach at Kendujhargarh at 9.35 PM. In the return direction, Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar MEMU (68425) will leave Kendujhargarh at 6.30 AM from March 31 and arrive at Bhubaneswar at 11.05 AM.
Puri-Angul MEMU (68422) will leave Puri at 4.45 PM starting April 5 and will reach Angul at 9.30 PM. In the return direction, Angul-Puri MEMU (68421) from Angul will leave at 5.45 AM from April 6, and arrive at Puri at 10.20 AM.
Puri-Hatia Special (08452) will run from Puri starting April 1 and Hatia-Puri Special (08451) will start from Hatia from April 2 till further advice.