❶ Aims to surpass the last year loading 232.13 Million Tonne with a better margin.
❷ Loaded 175.32MT of freight up to December 2022 of current fiscal as against 169.39MT loaded in the corresponding period of last fiscal by registering a growth of 3.5%, i.e., 5.93 MT more.
❸ Hon’ble Minister of Railways Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw is monitoring the works of the zone on a regular basis. New Infrastructure in form of New Lines, Doubling & 3rd Lines are coming up at full pace.
❹ Tender awarded and work started for three World Class Stations along with upgradation of 36 Stations.
Despite many odds and different challenges, East Coast Railway (ECoR) is going to set new heights in the field of revenue loading and constructing new lines, doubling projects & traffic facility works along with Safety related works and other infrastructural works. This would be possible due to consistent monitoring by Railway Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw Ji and guidance by General Manager Shri Roop Narayan Sunkar Ji.
ECoR has loaded 175.32MT of freight up to December’2022 of the current financial year as against 169.39MT during the corresponding period of last fiscal which is 5.93 MT more and a growth of about 3.5%. In terms of Earnings from freight, ECoR has earned 14247.88 Crores during the period as against 13134.98 Crores by registering a growth of Rupees 1112.9 Crores than the last fiscal by registering an increase of 8.47%.
On the Passenger front, ECoR has carried 53.11 million passengers up to December’2022 as against 21.37 millions carried in the corresponding period of last fiscal by registering a growth of 148.5%. on earning from Passengers, ECoR has earned 1403.58 Crores as against 770.45 Crores by registering an increase of 82.17%.
This could be possible due to outstanding performance of all the three Divisions of East Coast Railway, i.e. Khurda Road, Waltair and Sambalpur. Relentless Round the Clock Close Monitoring & Outstanding supervision, dedicated and sincere work force brought this performance, to make this achievement a reality.
Apart from the above, East Coast Railway aims to complete remarkable infrastructural works. Vital traffic related works like, Doubling of entire Sambalpur-Titilagarh Railway Section, Angul-Talcher Road section (12 Kms.), Angul-Balram (14KMs) Link Inner Coal Corridor Connectivity Project, 3rd & 4th line between Salagaon-Rajathgarh, Doubling between Salagaon-Kapilas Road, doubling of Jakhapura-Nayagarh except 3 block section, Third Lin between Kapilas Road & Nergundi, 3rd line between Budhapank-NTPC block cabin & 4th line between Budhapank-Talcher Road, 3rd line between Titilagarh-Kesinga and doubling between Sikir-Titilagarh along with yard remodelling, double line of 21 KMs between Kaklur-Kawargaon-Dabpal, 3rd line between Rupra Road-Norla Road-Lanjigarh Road along with electrification, Doubling between Dummuriput-Damanjodi Section in Koraput-Rayagada branch line have been completed and commissioned during this year.
Giving priority to the much awaited Khurda Road-Balangir Railway Line project, construction works are being done from both sides to complete this at the earliest. 10.65Kms Bichupali-Jharatarbha of Khurda Road-Balangir project has been completed, recently. 11.40Kms between Khambeswarpalli-Jharatarbha is targeted to be completed by March’2023. Apart from this, 15.445 KMs between Nuagaon-Daspalla has been scheduled to be completed by February’2023 from Khurda Road side. Hon’ble Minister of Railways Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw is giving priority for the Development of Railway Infrastructure of the region and also monitoring the developmental works regularly.