Rajdhani Express is Railway’s flagship train here in Bhubaneswar. Among Inter City trains, Bhubaneswar-Balangir Inter City Express gets pride of place. Due to public demand and gauging the passenger profile, East Coast Railway has decided to augment these two important trains with an extra coach each on permanent basis.
It has been decided to augment one additional AC-3 Tier coach in Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, permanently w.e.f. 1stAugust, 2018 onwards. 22811 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Adra from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 1st August, 2018; 22823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Tata from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 2nd August, 2018 and 20817 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur City-Jharsuguda-Rourkela from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 4th August, 2018 will be augmented with one additional AC-3 tier coach each.
Similarly, 12893/12894 Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express has also been augmented with one additional 2nd Class Chair Car Coach, permanently w.e.f. 1stApril, 2018.
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Apart from this, ECoR is also augmenting additional coaches temporarily and permanently in different important trains towards different destinations of the country from its jurisdiction according to feasibility and demands from the passengers. Based on an analysis of the Passenger Traffic Profile on various routes, temporary augmentation of coaches in several Express trains is being done by attaching additional coaches.