Shutdown In Bengal: Several Trains Passing Through Odisha Cancelled
Bhubaneswar: In view of the complete shutdown in West Bengal on Thursday (August 27), the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled several trains, partially cancelled some and withdrawn stoppages of a few others.
02201 Sealdah-Bhubaneswar Duronto Special leaving from Sealdah will remain cancelled on August 28 and 31.
02202 Bhubaneswar-Sealdah Duronto Special leaving from Bhubaneswar will remain cancelled on August 29 and September 1.
02074/02073 Bhubaneswar-Howrah-Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Special on August 27 will remain cancelled from both Bhubaneswar and Howrah directions.
02704 Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Special Express leaving from Secunderabad on August 26, will be terminated at Bhubaneswar and will not go up to Howrah.
02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Special Express will start from Bhubaneswar instead of Howrah on August 27 and will be cancelled from Howrah to Bhubaneswar on the same day.
02801 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Purusottam Express leaving from Bhubaneswar and 02802 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special Purusottam Express leaving from New Delhi on August 26 will not have a stoppage at Purulia and Hijli from both the directions.
02823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Rajdhani Express leaving from Bhubaneswar on August 27 and 02824 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special Rajdhani Express leaving from New Delhi on August 26 will not have stoppages at Hijli Station from both the directions.
While the Mamta Banerjee government has extended the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown till September 20, there will be complete lockdown in the state on September 7, 11 and 12. This is likely to further impact the movement of trains under ECoR.