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BLS/Balasore (4 PFs)
ବାଲେଶ୍ଵର     बालेश्वर
[Baleshwar]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Railway Colony, Near station square, Balasore - 756001
State: Odisha

Elevation: 20 m above sea level
Zone: SER/South Eastern   Division: Kharagpur

No Recent News for BLS/Balasore
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 139
Number of Originating Trains: 5
Number of Terminating Trains: 5
Rating: 4.5/5 (102 votes)
cleanliness - good (13)
porters/escalators - good (12)
food - good (13)
transportation - excellent (13)
lodging - excellent (13)
railfanning - excellent (12)
sightseeing - excellent (13)
safety - excellent (13)

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Station News

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Indian Railways to run One Way Special Fare Special train in Ernakulam - Guwahati Sector to clear extra rush of passengers in Ernakulam - Guwahati Sector as mentioned below: Train No. 06340/Ernakulam Jn - Guwahati Special Fare Special Train with a composition of 10 Sleeper Class Coaches, 8 General Second Class Coaches, and 2 Luggage Cum Brake Vans, Train No. 06340/Ernakulam Jn - Guwahati Special train will leave at 17.15 hrs on Friday 20th March 2020 and will reach Guwahati at 08.45 hrs on Monday 23rd March 2020. The detailed timings of the train are: Ernakulam Jn (Dep 17.15 hrs on 20th March) via Aluva (Dep 17.37 hrs) Trichur (Dep 18.22 hrs) Palakkad (Dep 20.22 hrs) Coimbatore (Dep 21.35 hrs) Tiruppur (Dep 22.21 hrs) Erode (Dep 23.15 hrs) Salem (Dep 00.15 hrs on 21st March) Jolarpettai (Dep 01.55 hrs) Katpadi (Dep 02.57 hrs) Renigunta (Dep 05.45 hrs) Gudur (Dep 07.30 hrs)...
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Ongole (Dep 08.35 hrs) Vijayawada (Dep 12.30 hrs) Eluru (13.27 hrs) Tadepalligudem (Dep 14.00 hrs) Rajahmundry (Dep 14.55 hrs) Samalkot (Dep 15.45 hrs) Duvvada( Dep 18.05 hrs) Vizianagaram (Dep 19.30 hrs) Palasa (Dep 21.50 hrs) Brahmapur (Dep 22.57 hrs) Khurda Road (00.05 hrs on 22nd March) Bhubaneswar (Dep 00.35 hrs) Cuttack (01.20 hrs) Bhadrak (Dep 04.15 hrs) Balasore (Dep 05.17 hrs) Kharagpur (Dep 06.50 hrs) Rampurhat (Dep 16.40 hrs) Malda Town (Dep 18.25 hrs) Barsoi (Dep 19.42 hrs) New Jalpaiguri (Dep 22.20 hrs) New Cooch Behar (Dep 00.45 hrs on 23rd March) New Bongaigaon (Dep 03.17 hrs) Kamakhya (Dep 08.20) and Guwahati (Arrival 08.45 hrs on 23rd March) Advance Reservation for this train opens at 08.00 hrs on 20th March 2020.
  
Mar 18 (18:34) REVISION OF PLATFORM TICKET RATE AT DIFFERENT STATIONS OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY (ser.indianrailways.gov.in)
IR Press Release
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News Entry# 403138  Blog Entry# 4595728   
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Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Ghatsila/GTS added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Jaleswar/JER added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Digha/DGHA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Purulia Junction/PRR added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Bishnupur Junction/VSU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Bankura Junction/BQA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Adra Junction/ADRA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Chakradharpur/CKP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Chandrapura Junction/CRP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Jhargram/JGM added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Medinipur (Midnapore)/MDN added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Bagnan/BZN added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Panskura Junction/PKU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Bokaro Steel City/BKSC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Rourkela Junction/ROU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Jharsuguda Junction/JSG added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Hatia/HTE added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Ranchi Junction/RNC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Mecheda/MCA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Kolkata Shalimar/SHM added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Santragachi Junction/SRC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Tatanagar Junction/TATA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Kharagpur Junction/KGP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 18 2020 (18:35)
Station Tag: Howrah ( South New Complex )/HWHS added by Forever Railfan^~/248735
REVISION OF PLATFORM TICKET RATE AT DIFFERENT
STATIONS OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Kolkata, 18th March, 2020:
With a view to discourage overcrowding at important Railway Stations as a precautionary measure against spreading of Coronavirus, South Eastern Railway has decided to increase the price of Platform Tickets considering category of stations as a temporary measure. The new tariff of Platform Ticket will be between Rs.
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20 to Rs. 50 as per gradation of the stations under S E Railway’s jurisdiction. This new rate will be applicable w.e.f 19.03.2020.

The increased price of Platform Ticket at different stations is given below:-

Name of the Stations
Increased Price of Platform Ticket (Rs.)
Howrah (New Complex)
50/-
Kharagpur & Tatanagar
40/-
Santragachi, Shalimar, Mecheda, Ranchi, Hatia, Balasore, Jharsuguda, Rourkela and Bokaro Steel City
30/-
Panskura, Bagnan, Midnapur, Jhargram, Chakradharpur, Adra, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia, Digha, Jaleswar and Ghatsila
20/-

The Price of Platform Tickets at all other stations in SER’s jurisdiction will remain as before.
  
Mar 14 (18:34) BRAVERY OF RPF SAVES GATEMAN (ser.indianrailways.gov.in)
Other News
SER/South Eastern
IR Press Release
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News Entry# 402852  Blog Entry# 4592256   
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Mar 14 2020 (18:34)
Station Tag: Rupsa Junction/ROP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Mar 14 2020 (18:34)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by Forever Railfan^~/248735
Stations:  Balasore/BLS   Rupsa Junction/ROP  
A regular offender, who came out of jail, a few days back forcibly entered the cabin of o­n-duty gateman of Level Crossing gate between Rupsa and Haldipada of Kharagpur Division under South Eastern Railway at 16.30 hrs yesterday (13.03.2020) and threatened the o­n-duty gateman Sri Ratindra Mustafi with sword. Anyway, RPF staff and Station Manager of Rupsa and Balasore were informed. By this time, crowd gathered. Sri K.S. Panda, Sri S. Patra, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) and Sri C.K.Singh, Head Constable went there swiftly and rescued the shaken and traumatized gateman. At that time, the accused attacked Sri Patra, the ASI with sword then and there. Sri Patra tried to block the attack with his hands, resulted grievous injury in his hand. Meanwhile, RPF force lead by Sri J.N. Mahapatra, IPF reached the spot. When the accused tried to attack the injured ASI o­nce again, Sri A.N.Mishra, Head Constable caught hold...
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of him from backside. Other RPF staff captured the offender and snatched the weapon and taken him into custody. The injured ASI, Sri S.Patra was immediately taken to Hospital at Balasore and then referred to Cuttack for further treatment.
Out of courage and bravery of Sri S.Patra, ASI, life of the local people and the gateman of the Level crossing was saved.
  
Feb 20 (20:27) ALL TEN STATIONS OF KHARAGPUR DIVISION NOMINATED FOR ECO SMART STATION ACQUIRE COVETED ISO 14001:2015 CERTIFICATION (ser.indianrailways.gov.in)
Other News
SER/South Eastern
IR Press Release
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News Entry# 401547  Blog Entry# 4570286   
  Past Edits
Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Ranchi Junction/RNC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Purulia Junction/PRR added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Bokaro Steel City/BKSC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Bishnupur Junction/VSU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Bankura Junction/BQA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Adra Junction/ADRA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Chakradharpur/CKP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Rourkela Junction/ROU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Jharsuguda Junction/JSG added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Tatanagar Junction/TATA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Digha/DGHA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Panskura Junction/PKU added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Bagnan/BZN added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Santragachi Junction/SRC added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Mecheda/MCA added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Medinipur (Midnapore)/MDN added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Jhargram/JGM added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Kolkata Shalimar/SHM added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by Forever Railfan^~/248735

Feb 20 2020 (20:27)
Station Tag: Kharagpur Junction/KGP added by Forever Railfan^~/248735
All ten stations of Kharagpur Division under South Eastern Railway nominated for Eco Smart Station have been conferred with the coveted ISO 14001:2015 certification for providing passenger amenities and allied services in clean and green environment including sanitation throughout the railway station premises.

Recently 9 Stations viz. Kharagpur, Balasore, Shalimar, Jhargram, Midnapur, Mecheda, Santragachi, Bagnan and Panskura have been conferred with ISO 14001:2015 certification. Prior to this, Digha station of Kharagpur Division has also acquired this prestigious certification and received appreciation at different forum. Now, all the ten nominated Eco Smart
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Stations of Kharagpur Division have acquired ISO Certification.

Various actions have been initiated to develop the above stations as Eco Friendly stations:-
·To avoid reuse of plastic bottle and minimize waste generation, installation of Bottle Crushing Machines.
·Collection and Segregation of Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable Waste.
·Programme has been taken to Install Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at all the Eco Friendly Stations for zero discharge of untreated waste water.
·Conversion of conventional toilets to Eco-friendly or Green Toilets.
·Measures to prevent open defecation near railway track and surrounding areas which includes formation of task force in divisional level.
·Afforestation and plantation of trees in collaboration with Forest Department of State Governments.
·To control misuse of water and energy, Third Party Audit has been arranged.
·Polluter Pays Principle is being adopted to maintain cleanliness at these stations.

Apart from the above ten stations, Tatanagar, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur,Adra, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia, Bokaro Steel City and Ranchi have also been conferred with ISO Certification, as a recognition of Eco friendly station.
  
Dec 30 2019 (11:00) Odisha: Under-construction overbridge falls on railway tracks at Sobharampur, train services affected (orissadiary.com)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
ECoR/East Coast
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News Entry# 397642  Blog Entry# 4526684   
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Dec 30 2019 (11:03)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by ꧁«Shashank ★ Shekhar ★ Swain™»꧂^~/1700730
Stations:  Balasore/BLS  
Balasore: Beam of an under-construction over bridge falls on railway tracks near Sobharampur in Balasore, train services affected.
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