In order to provide comfort journey to the passengers East Coast Railway has decided to run additional special trains between Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar- Junagarh Road via Vizianagaram and Rayagada.
1. BHUBANESWAR-JAGDALPUR-BHUBANESWAR SPECIAL (08447/08448):
The train No. 08447 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur special express will leave Bhubaneswar daily at 19.35hrs with effect from 20.04.2021 which will reach Vizianagaram at 02.10hrs (on the next day early hours) and departure at 02.35hrs , Rayagada arrival at 04.45hrs and departure at 04.50hrs and will reach Jagdalpur at 11.55hrs.
In return direction the train No. 08448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar special express will leave Jagdalpur daily at 16.30hrs with effect from 11.04.2021 which will reach Rayagada at 22.50hrs and departure at 23.00hrs, Vizianagaram arrival 01.15hrs ( early hours of next day) and departure at 01.40hrs and will reach Bhubaneswar at 08.20hrs.
Stoppages: Khurda Road, Nirakarpur, Kaluparaghat, Balugaon, Khallikote, Chatrapur, Brahmapur, Ichchapuram, Sompeta, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Chipurupalli, Vizianagaram, Bobbili, Parvatipuram, Parvatipuram Town, Rayagada, Tikiri, Damanjodi, Koraput and Jeypore between Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur stations.
Composition: 2nd AC-1, 3rd AC-2, Sleeper-4, Second Class-3, Second Class Luggage cum disabled coaches-2.
2. BHUBANESWAR-JUNAGARH-BHUBANESWAR SPECIAL (02097/02068)
The train No. 02097 Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Special express will leave Bhubaneswar at 21.40hrs daily with effect from 10.04.2021 which will reach Vizianagaram at 03.05hrs ( early hours of next day) and departure at 03.30hrs, Rayagada arrival at 05.30hrs and departure at 05.40hrs and will reach Junagarh Road at 09.10hrs.
In return direction the train No. 02098 Junagarh-Bhubaneswar special express will leave Junagarh at 17.30hrs daily with effect from 11.04.2021 which will reach Rayagada at 20.40hrs and departure at 20.50hrs, Vizianagaram arrival 22.50hrs and departure at 23.15hrs and will reach Bhubaneswar on the next day at 05.20hrs.
Stoppages: Khurda Road, Balugaon, Chatrapur, Brahmapur, Ichchapuram, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Bobbili, Parvatipuram, Rayagada, Bissamcuttack, Muniguda, Ambodala and Bhawanipatna between Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road stations.
Composition: 2nd AC cum 3rd AC coach-1, 2nd AC-1, 3rd AC-1, Sleeper-4, Second Class-3, Second Class Luggage cum disabled coaches-2.
Passengers are requested to strictly follow all the health protocol while undertaking journey in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic. Passengers are also requested to convey their accurate mobile number while purchasing a railway ticket to receive SMS alert in time if there is any update about train services viz. Train cancellation, change of timings etc.