# Rourkela-Jammu Tawi Express extended to Sambalpur.
# Free Wi-Fi launched at Palasa & Srikakulam Station.
# Passenger Waiting Hall & Dormitories inaugurated at Parvatipuram.
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Govt. of India flagged off of the extension of Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi, today. Shri Prabhu also launched free Wi-Fi services at Palasa & Srikakulam Station and inaugurated Pasasenger’s Waiting Room & Dormitories at Parvatipuram Station under East Coast Railway jurisdiction.
Distinguished Guests, Hon’ble Member of Parliaments, Shri Nagendra Kumar Pradhan, Dr. Prabhas Kumar Singh, Hon’ble MLAs Dr. Raseswari Panigrahi and Rabinarayan Naik were present at Sambalpur Station.
Distinguished Guest Hon’ble MLA Shri Gouthu Syam Sunder Sivaji was present at Palasa Station on this occasion.
On the inaugural run, the train left as a special train from Sambalpur Station towards Jammu Tawi at about 1130hrs (11.30A.M). However, the regular service in the extended portion will be commenced from 13thAugust, 2017 as per the schedule.