June 16, 2014

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Rajeev Vishnoi, General Manager, East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Monday reviewed Railway arrangements for Rath Yatra-2014.Vishnoi instructed officers of Khurda Road Division to give utmost priority to comforts and conveniences of pilgrims coming to Puri by rail.Safety, security and punctuality of Rath Yatra special trains were stressed upon.The General Manager laid great stress upon sanitation and cleanliness of station premises in view of huge crowd congregation.He also ordered the opening of a round-the-clock Control Room to look into passengers’ issues as well as smooth train operations.Efforts will be made to run special trains connecting new destinations with Puri by rail to facilitate maximum participation of public in the Rath Yatra, ECoR said in an official release.Highest emphasis is to be given on effective announcements at station and smooth disbursal of tickets through additional ticket booking counters.Traffic and other arrangements and facilities at other important stations also need to be given attention.Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel were also advised to remain in the highest state of alertness all through the festival period.Among others, senior Heads of Departments of East Coast Railway and Divisional Railway Manager, Khurda Road attended the review meeting.

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