East coast

Odisha: Work on Talcher-Bimlagarh new railway line gains momentum

An ECoR official said a 20-km stretch of the rail line between Talcher and Sunakhani railway stations has been completed and commissioned.

published on : 29th November 2021

Sundargarh to hand over land for early completion of East Coast Railway's project

Bonai Sub-Collector Pradip Dang said the land would be handed over to ECoR in next couple of months so that tender can be invited and work started from Bimlagarh side.

published on : 28th November 2021

Normal train services Under East Coast jurisdiction to be restored in couple of days

As per the decision, around 76 mail/express and holiday special trains and 14 passenger trains originating and terminating in ECoR jurisdiction will be restored in the next couple of days.

published on : 14th November 2021

ECR stormwater drain project faces flak after region reports no flooding

The residential areas between Kottivakkam and Uthandi on the seaward side of East Coast Road (ECR) reported zero flooding or waterlogging despite receiving record rains for the past few days.

published on : 10th November 2021

How much longer before Tamil Nadu's East Coast Road can turn four-lane?

Despite State’s nod in 2018, TNRDC is yet to hand over the stretch to NHAI for proposed widening works.

published on : 25th October 2021

Dining with a dash of decor on Chennai's ECR

Architect Anitha Mohan brings the best of her home decor work from the label Sthalam and furniture from the brand of Wood Inc to Kraft, to offer the city a unique retail dining experience.

published on : 24th October 2021

25 Irular families live off ECR on a theru with no loos, water

Without toilets, the women are forced to walk 1 km to find a secluded spot because a residential locality surrounds their hamlet.

published on : 5th October 2021

East Coast Railway to train 2,500 Odisha youths under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana 

The skill training will be initially imparted in four trades - electrician, welder, machinist and fitter and the programme consists of initial basic training of 100 hours.

published on : 18th September 2021

Puri-Konark railway line: Fresh survey conducted

The project was shelved when Forest department did not give clearance on the grounds that it passes through a reserve forest, wildlife sanctuary and within the coastal regulatory zone prohibited area.

published on : 7th September 2021

Railway Ministry puts wagon factory project back on track in Odisha's Ganjam

Announced by the then Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee in 2011-12, the project was supposed to be implemented in public-private-partnership (PPP) mode was approved in 2013 but got delayed. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Miffed railways wants to exit Bhubaneswar railway station development pact

Initially planned in 2015, the project got the government’s nod in 2016. But it took three years to sign the MoU and absolutely no work has been done even after two years of the deal.

published on : 14th August 2021

ATMA system to ensure safety of staff, passengers at Bhubaneswar railway station

In view of the safety of passengers and railway staff, an Automatic Ticket Checking and Managing Access (ATMA) system was installed at Bhubaneswar railway station on Tuesday. 

published on : 23rd June 2021

East coast may see cyclone formation, likely to hit West Bengal, Odisha coast by May 27 

Under the influence of these systems, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to witness light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places on May 22 and 23.

published on : 19th May 2021

Blow to Chennai Corporation as NGT panel recommends review of ECR storm water drain project

The panel disagreed with the corporation argument that the project does not attract CRZ Notification provisions as it is fully funded by German Development Bank under an international agreement

published on : 14th May 2021

East Coast Railway Engineers Association demand postponement of track works

At least four railway engineers have succumbed to virus in the last one week and several of the employees’ family members are undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and related complications.

published on : 3rd May 2021
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