Bhubaneswar, Feb 15: The six-hour Odisha Bandh call given by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC), in protest against the rising fuel prices, on Monday has affected the movement of trains in the State.
The movement of trains was affected in the East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the wake of the shutdown at Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal, Puri, Balangir, Chhatrapur, Koraput and other places.
Railway passengers faced difficulties to reach their destinations.
“Agitation has started at Talcher Station at about 0600hrs to 1300hrs, at Bhubaneswar from 0700hrs to 0755hrs, at Dhenkanal from 0730hrs to 0820hrs, at Chhatrapur from 0850hrs to 0855hrs and at Puri from 1050hrs to 1115hrs,” the ECoR said in a statement.
Several trains, given below, were detained enroute at different Stations, it added.
- 02880 Bhubaneswar-LTT Special detained at Bhubaneswar Station from 0720hrs to 0800hrs.
- 08493 Bhubaneswar-Balangir Special was detained at Dhenkanal from 0748hrs to 0820hrs.
- 08448 Koraput-Bhubaneswar Special was detained at Dhenkanal from 0747hrs to 0820hrs.
- 02815 Puri-Anand Vihar Special left Puri at 1120hrs instead of its scheduled time at 1100hrs.