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Prabhu flags of extension of train

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off the extension of the Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur through video conferencing from

Prabhu also launched free Wi-Fi services at Palasa and Srikakulam station and inaugurated Pasasenger's waiting room and dormitories at Parvatipuram station under the East Coast Railway jurisdiction.

On the inaugural run, the train left as a special train from Sambalpur station towards Jammu Tawi at about 11.30 am. However, the regular service in the extended portion will be commenced from August 13, 2017 as per the schedule announced by the ECoR.

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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 16:13 IST