Bhubaneswar: In view of the increase in spread of COVID-19 positive cases, the Odisha government has requested East Coast Railway not to permit any boarding/alighting of passengers of any train in entire Ganjam district and Balugaon from July 9.
East Coast Railway has cancelled one pair of train and withdrawn the stoppages of the following trains.
Cancellation of trains:
08437/08438 Bhubaneswar-Brahmapur-Bhubaneswar Tri-weekly Special from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 8th July and from Brahmapur w.e.f. 9th July, 2020 will remain cancelled.
Withdrawn of stoppages:
Stoppage of 01020/01019 Bhubaneswar-Chhatrapati Sivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Special at Balugaon, Chhatrapur & Brahmapur from both the directions have been withdrawn till further advice with effect from 9th July, 2020.
Similarly, stoppage of 02703/02704 Howrah-Secunderabad-Howrah Special Express at Balugaon and Brahmapur has also been withdrawn with effect from 9th July, 2020 from both the directions.