SER plans diversion of trains via Hijli

Kolkata
5 May 2018

With a view to decongest Kharagpur Station, another 5 pairs of New Delhi bound trains originating from Bhubaneswar and Puri has been planned to run via Hijli instead of Kharagpur.  Out of the list, 4 pairs of trains are already running via Hijli with stops at Hijli in both the directions.
These trains include 22811 Bhubaneswar – New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Adra), 22812 New Delhi- Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express (via Adra), 22823 Bhubaneswar – New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Tatanagar), 22824 New Delhi – Bhubaneswar - Rajdhani Express (via Tatanagar), 12801 Puri- New Delhi Purushottam Express, 12802 New Delhi- Puri Purushottam Express, 12815 Puri-New Delhi Nandan Kanan Express (via Adra) and 12816 New Delhi –Puri Nandan Kanan Express (via Adra)
In addition to the above, two more trains will also run via Hijli  from March 8.2018. These trains are 12875 Puri – New Delhi Neelachal Express (via Tatanagar) and 12876 New Delhi- Puri Neelachal Express (via Tatanagar). For convenience of the passengers, S.E.Railway is providing transportation (bus service) between Hijli- Kharagpur - Hijli for the passengers of these trains. (EOIC)