This is the one and only daily Exp train from Bhubaneswar to Jagdalpur (Chhattishgarh). The major connectivity to Rayagada & Koraput, the southern tribal districts of Odisha.
From 11 August 2012, a "slip route" of this train was Inaugurated as "Junagarh Road-Bhubaneswar Link Express" (Train Number-18437/18438). The train amalgamates/bifurcates at Rayagada Railway Station with/from the main Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express. This train halts at Depur PH, G.Ramchandrapur, Lanjigarh Road Jn., Ambodala, Muniguda, Bissam Cuttack and Therubali, before and after Rayagada station. Photo Credit- Santosh (www.irfca.org)