PURI: Railway engineers conducted trial run on the Puri-Khurda Road track on Wednesday. Double-tracking of Puri-Khurda Road was completed recently. Necessary safety certificate was issued by the safety engineers after the trial run allowing the authorities to commence regular train service on the new tracks. The 44 kms distance covers upto Sakhigopal and 18 kms line was laid on war-footing keeping in view the Nabakalebara of the deities during which about 30 lakh devotees are expected to attend.
Puri-Durg and Puri-Ahmedabad trains would run on the new tracks, informed station manager.