Trains from Palasa to Bhubaneswar raise a stink

  • By TOI
  • | Wednesday | 14th March, 2018

Two DMU trains start from Palasa every morning and cross Berhampur at 5.45 am and 7 am.Also, some coaches do not have toilets or water connection. BHUBANESWAR: Littering floors with fruit peels groundnut shells and packets of biscuits and chips is a common practise in the coaches of local passenger trains running between Palasa and Paradip via Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. At times, it has been found that trains starting from Palasa in Andhra Pradesh enter Odisha without proper cleaning. Local trains also run late most of the time.Brijmohan Agarwal, divisional railway manager (DRM), Khurda Road, said the Palasa-Bhubaneswar DMU train was not cleaned on a partcular day. Fine will be imposed on the passengers littering the trains," he added.The East Coast Railway (ECoR) runs six local DMUs in six different sections.

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