Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to introduced Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) service between Puri and Angul and Sambalpur and Rourkela.
The MEMU train between Puri and Angul will replace train no-58421/58422 Angul-Puri-Angul passenger.
After implementation of MEMU service between Puri and Angul, train number to be changed to 68421/68422 Angul-Puri-Angul MEMU instead of 58421/58422 Angul-Puri-Angul passenger.
This is completely a new rake made by Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala.
68421/68422 Angul-Puri-Angul MEMU will run daily except on Monday from Puri and on Tuesday from Angul.
58422 Puri-Angul passenger will leave Puri on Monday and 58421 Angul-Puri Passenger will leave on Tuesday only.
68421/68422 Angul-Puri-Angul MEMU will run as per the timings of 58421/58422 Angul-Puri-Angul passenger.
This is the second MEMU train to run in this region.
Besides, 78103/78104 Rourkela-Sambalpur-Rourkela DEMU passenger has also been replaced with MEMU Train w.e.f. July 9.
Rourkela-Sambalpur-Rourkela MEMU will run with train number 68027/68028 Rourkela-Sambalpur-Rourkela MEMU.