Bhubaneswar, Nov 18: The Puri-Howrah-Puri weekly express train will now resume and run on its normal route from Nov 30, East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said. An ECoR release issued on Tuesday, Nov 18 said the 2888/2887 Puri-Howrah express will run on its normal route from November 30 from Puri and from Howrah on Dec 1.
Similarly, 2896/2895 Puri-Howrah-Puri Weekly Express will also run on its normal route from Dec 4 from Puri and from Dec 5 from Howrah.
These trains were cancelled due to heavy rain and flood in Northern Orissa and West Bengal causing devastating breaches on train line in June last.
With the resumptions of these trains, services between Bhadrak and Kharagpur railway section would be completely normalized, ECor sources said.