Bhubaneswar, Feb 25: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has proposed nine new trains in the Railway Budget 2010 for Orissa.
Banerjee also allocated of funds for different railway projects in the state.
In addition, Rs 65.53 crore has been sanctioned in the budget for undertaking traffic facilities work at various stations located in the State.
The new trains announced for the State are:
Puri-Howrah Duranto Express
Bhubaneswar-Pune weekly Express
Sambalpur- Howrah weekly Express,
Baripada- Shalimar Express (tri-weekly)
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Puri-Valsad weekly Express via-Katni-Bhopal-Vadodara
Puri-Digha weekly Expres,
Bhubaneswar- Khurda Road passenger
Naupada- Gunupur passenger (after gauge conversion)
Ahmedabad-Puri-Kolkata- Varanasi-Ujjain-Ahmedabad (Bharat Tirtha train).