Sambalpur: A new passenger train between Sambalpur and Koraput was flagged off from Sambalpur railway station by Shri Amarnath Pradhan, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) in presence of Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Sambalpur on Sunday.
Speaking on this occasion, Shri Pradhan, expressed his happiness for introduction of this new train.
Shri Gupta said, Sambalpur railway division has taken necessary steps to complete various traffic works and works relating to train operations with the co-operation of State Government. Passenger facilities at important stations like Bargarh, Balangir, Titlagarh, Kesinga, Mahasamund etc. has been considerably improved in last two years.
The newly introduced train will leave Sambalpur at 10 am and will arrive Koraput at 12.45 am. In the return journey, the train will leave Koraput at 2.30 am and will arrive Sambalpur at 6 pm.