Puri-Howrah Duronto express from December 7

Last Updated: Fri, Dec 03, 2010 19:20 hrs

As per the announcement in the last Railway Budget, the Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce three new trains in the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR).

The Puri-Howrah-Puri daily Duronto express will be introduced from December 7, Sambalpur-Howrah-Sambalpur weekly express from December 10 and Puri-Digha-Puri weekly express from December 11. The 2278 Puri-Howrah Duronto express will leave Puri at 6:45 am and will arrive at Howrah at 1:45 pm. In the return direction, 2277 Howrah-Puri Duronto express will leave Howrah at 2:25 pm and will arrive at Puri at 9:40 pm. This train would have no intermediate stoppage. The 2586 Sambalpur-Howrah weekly express via Angul and Bhadrak will leave Sambalpur at 7.55 pm. on Fridays and will arrive at Howrah at 7:05 am on the following day.

Similarly, in the return direction, 2585 Howrah-Sambalpur weekly express via Bhadrak and Angul will leave Howrah at 8:55 pm on Saturdays and will arrive at Sambalpur at 8:10 am. on the following day. The 2580 Puri-Digha express will leave Puri at 11: 35 pm on Saturdays and will arrive at Digha at 9:30 am on the next day. In the return direction, 2579 Digha Puri weekly express will leave Digha at 5:15 pm on Sundays and will arrive Puri at 3:20 am. on the following days.

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