New railway line between Bolagarh Road and Nayagarh Town
The work for provision of new line between Khurda Road and Bolangir for a total length of 289 km was sanctioned in the year of 1994-95 at a total cost of Rs 801.78 crores.
The work for commissioning of new line between Bolagarh Road and Nayagarh town (12 km) has been completed. The total length of rail line completed is about 65 Kms.
Train No. 58429/Train No. 58430/Train No. 58431/Train No. 58432 (Khurda Road- Bolagarh) passenger trains are being extended upto Nayagarh Town.
A large number of pilgrims visit Puri during the Rath Yatra festival and this train will facilitate the movement of pilgrims between Nayagarh Town and Puri. This will be daily service with a composition of 12 coaches.
This will fulfill the long pending demand of the local people for rail connectivity.
Source : PIB