For the convenience of pilgrims and passengers and to cater to extra rush of passengers during Rath Yatra Festival at Puri, East Coast Railway has decided to run 59 special trains from different parts of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh excluding the existing trains coming to Puri. Several passenger special trains will run to Puri from Visakhapatnam, Palasa, Keonjhar, Paradeep, Bhadrak, Baripada, Berhampore, Sambalpur, Paralakhemundi and Kharagpur. One train will leave Sambalpur at 7 pm on July 02, 2011 and will arrive Puri at 03.55 am on Rath Yatra day. The train will leave the same day from Puri at 11.45 pm on return journey. A train will leave Kendujhargarh at 7 pm on July 02 and will arrive at Puri at 06.00 am on July 03, 2011.

A train will leave Baripada at 05.00 am on Rath Yatra Day and will reach Puri at 1.45 pm. In the return direction, this train will leave Puri at 4.30 pm the same day. Another train will leave Berhampore at 07.30 am on Rath Yatra day. From Bhadrak a train will leave at 06.15 am on Rath Yatra day and will arrive at Puri at 12.25 pm. In the return direction, this train will leave Puri at 5.00 pm Rath Yatra day. Train from Parlakhemundi will leave at 04.00 am on Rath Yatra day and will arrive Puri at 4.00 pm on the same day. One train will leave Paradeep at 04.00 am on the Rath Yatra day and will arrive at Puri at 10.20 am on the same day. In the return direction, this passenger special train will leave Puri at 9.25 pm on Rath Yatra day. Similarly another special train will leave Puri at 12.30 am (midnight) on 4th July 2011 and will arrive Paradeep at 08.00 am.

One fast passenger special train will leave Kharagpur on 2nd July towards Puri at 6.45 pm on July 2. In the return direction, this Passenger Special will leave Puri at 11.30 pm on Rath Yatra day. A special train will leave Visakhapatnam on 2nd July towards Puri at 6 pm on July 2 and will leave Puri at 11.15pm on Rath Yatra day. Two passenger trains will leave Palasa on Rath Yatra day towards Puri at 04.25 am and 04.45 am respectively. In the return direction they will leave Puri at 5 pm and at 10.20 pm on RathYatra day. One train will leave Cuttack at 06.15 am on the Rath Yatra day and leave Puri at 01.30 am (Midnight) on Rath Yatra day in the return journey. Similarly one train will leave Khurda Road at 06.30 am. In the return direction, the passenger specials will leave Puri for Khurdha at 03.30 pm & 04.05 pm.