Bhubaneswar, August 23 (LocalWire): The individual running of Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road-Bhubaneswar Express and launch of Odia script in unreserved train tickets will start from 24 August, according to a release by East Coast Railway headquarters here today.
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and minister of steel Dharmendra Pradhan will flag off the express train and launch the Odia Script in unreserved train tickets through video conferencing at Rail Sadan here, it read.
Earlier, Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road-Bhubaneswar Express was running jointly with Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express between Bhubaneswar and Rayagada from both the directions and was being separated at Rayagada towards Jagadalpur and Junagarh Road, respectively.
The separate train was a long-standing demand of people of Kalahandi district.
Passengers from tomorrow can purchase train tickets in Odia script from all the Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) counters in Odisha towards different destinations.