Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Railways Minister to flag off Puri-Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express

Bhubaneswar: Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw will flag off the Puri-Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express with upgraded LHB Rake through video conferencing from Bhubaneswar Railway Station on Thursday.

To provide better comfort and jerk free journey to the passengers, Railways have decided to run 18452/18451 Puri-Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches by replacing conventional coaches running at present.

This facility will enhance safety with better ride experience and lesser noise, according to a statement from East Coast Railway.

Vaishnaw will also lay the foundation for development of the second entry of Cuttack Railway Station on Friday.

He will inspect the Cuttack Railway Station and will review the development and amenities at Station.

The development works for 2nd entry which will have facilities like parking for two/three/four wheelers, pickup and drop point, parking for ambulance, VIP vehicles etc., including a wider approach road.

Railway Minister will also flag off of the extension of Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Train up to Balasore at Balasore Railway Station and will lay foundation and inaugurate various developmental works at Basta, Nilagiri and Jaleswar Railway Station.