NAYAGARH: Nayagarh district in Odisha will enter the railway map on June 19 and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will dedicate to the country the newly built section between Bolagarh Road to Nayagarh Town which is falling on the Khurda Road Rail Division of East Coast Railway.
The sanction of the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety has been received by East Coast Railway for the section, which is part of the Khurda Road-Balangir ongoing rail line Project, official sources said.
The union minister will also inaugurate the Nayagarh Town station building and Bolagarh Road passenger halt and flag off the extension of Khurda Road-Bolagarh Road-Khurda Road passenger trains upto Nayagarh through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi, at 3 pm on June 19, the sources said.
In the inaugural run, the train will run as a special train from Nayagarh Town Station towards Khurda Road. The regular service in the extended portion will, however, commence from next day, they said.
As per the Railways schedule 58430 Nayagarh Town-Khurda Road Passenger will leave Nayagarh Town at 5 am and reach Khurda Road at 7 am. In the return direction, 58429 Khurda Road-Nayagarh Town Passenger will leave Khurda Road at 7.35 pm and will reach Nayagarh Town at 9.30 pm, they said.
58431 Khurda Road-Nayagarh Town Passenger will leave Khurda Road at 7.45am and will reach Nayagarh Town at 9.30am. In the return direction, 58432 Nayagarh Town-Khurda Road Passenger will leave Nayagarh Town at 10 am and will reach Khurda Road at 11.30am.
Both the trains will have 10 second class seating and two guard-cum-luggage vans and will stop at Khurda Town, Begunia, Rajsunakhala, Bolagarh Town PH and Bolagarh Road Stations between Khurda Road and Nayagarh Town from both the directions, the sources said.