Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha today inaugurated a slew of projects and announced service extension of Gondwana Express up to Sambalpur.
Now, the train will now run between Sambalpur and Shalimar via Talcher. Sinha also announced new stoppages for several trains including Rajdhani Express, Purushottam and many others.
During his visit to the State, Sinha inaugurated several facilities and passenger amenities, including a foot over bridge and escalator at Berhampur railway station, Rural Wi-Fi hot spots with a basket of other projects of the Ministry of Communications. Sinha is also the MoS (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Communication.
The Union Minister also laid the foundation stone for new escalator at the Bhubaneswar. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan also graced the occasion.