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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: 150
Number of Originating Trains: 5
Number of Terminating Trains: 5
Rating: 4.5/5 (94 votes)
cleanliness - good (12)
porters/escalators - good (11)
food - good (12)
transportation - excellent (12)
lodging - excellent (12)
railfanning - excellent (11)
sightseeing - excellent (12)
safety - excellent (12)

Nearby Stations

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Station News

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Sep 26 (20:24) Rail, Road traffic in Odisha affected due to tribals’ protest in WB (www.google.co.in)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
SER/South Eastern
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News Entry# 360887  Blog Entry# 3843410   
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Sep 26 2018 (20:24)
Station Tag: Midnapore/MDN added by DanSebastian~/1574464

Sep 26 2018 (20:24)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by DanSebastian~/1574464

Sep 26 2018 (20:24)
Station Tag: Kharagpur Junction/KGP added by DanSebastian~/1574464
Trains services to and from Odisha were adversely affected following the rail-roko agitation by local tribals at various places of Nekurseni in Medinapore in neighbouring West Bengal today.
Demanding fulfilment of their nine-point charter of demands, including the propagation and promotion of Alchik script of Santhali language in various schools and colleges of the town, members of Bharat Jakat Majhi Pragana Mahal (BJMPM), the largest outfit of tribals had carried out the protests.
The agitating tribals sat on the Nekursuni railway tracks to mark their protest.
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trains including Guwahati-Secunderabad Express were stranded at Jaleswar railway station. Similarly, Bagha Jatin Express was halted at Basta station and Kharagpur Local Train was detained Loknathpur following the agitation, reports said. This caused numerous problems for the passengers travelling in these trains.
Similarly, movement of vehicular traffic was also disrupted between Balasore and Jaleswar as the protesters also staged demonstration on National Highway-60 as well.
  
Sep 24 (18:20) Rail, Road traffic in Odisha affected due to tribals’ protest in WB (odishatv.in)
IR Affairs
SER/South Eastern
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3503 views

News Entry# 360276  Blog Entry# 3837217   
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Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Station Tag: Bhubaneswar/BBS added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: Howrah - Puri Shatabdi Express/12277 added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: Howrah - Puri Shatabdi Express/12277 added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: East Coast Express/18646 added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: Falaknuma Express/12704 added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: Falaknuma Express/12704 added by IRTV~/1756703

Sep 24 2018 (18:28)
Train Tag: East Coast Express/18645 added by IRTV~/1756703
Posted by: IRTV~ 18 news posts
Balasore: Trains services to and from Odisha were adversely affected following the rail-roko agitation by local tribals at various places of Nekurseni in Medinapore in neighbouring West Bengal today.
Demanding fulfilment of their nine-point charter of demands, including the propagation and promotion of Alchik script of Santhali language in various schools and colleges of the town, members of Bharat Jakat Majhi Pragana Mahal (BJMPM), the largest outfit of tribals had carried out the protests.
The agitating tribals sat on the Nekursuni railway tracks to mark their protest.
Several
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more...
trains including Guwahati-Secunderabad Express were stranded at Jaleswar railway station. Similarly, Bagha Jatin Express was halted at Basta station and Kharagpur Local Train was detained Loknathpur following the agitation, reports said. This caused numerous problems for the passengers travelling in these trains.
Similarly, movement of vehicular traffic was also disrupted between Balasore and Jaleswar as the protesters also staged demonstration on National Highway-60 as well..
  
Sep 15 (06:33) Cow vigilantes detain train for five hours (www.newindianexpress.com)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
SER/South Eastern
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489 views

News Entry# 357915  Blog Entry# 3808140   
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Sep 15 2018 (06:33)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by a2z~/1674352
Stations:  Balasore/BLS  
BALASORE: Cow vigilantes forced a Howrah-bound express train to stop at Balasore station for over five hours on Thursday night claiming that cows were being smuggled in the train.Altogether, 31 cattle were being transported legally to Kolkata in a bogey that was attached to Pondicherry-Howrah Express, officials said.
Members of Go Surakshya Samiti staged agitation in the railway station on Thursday night delaying the train for around four hours. The station manager of Balasore and police officers showed relevant papers for the transportation of cattle to the agitators and then the train was allowed to leave. Sources said the same train was stopped by Bajrang Dal activists at Bhubaneswar earlier in the day but it was allowed to move later.
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animals were procured from Balijoda cattle market and they were being transported to West Bengal for agriculture process.
  
Sep 14 (18:09) Pondicherry-Howrah Express train detained over ‘cattle smuggling’ (www.orissapost.com)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
SER/South Eastern
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1009 views

News Entry# 357793  Blog Entry# 3807034   
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Sep 14 2018 (18:10)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by a2z~/1674352

Sep 14 2018 (18:10)
Train Tag: Puducherry - Howrah (Aurobindo) Superfast Express/12868 added by a2z~/1674352
Balasore: Tension gripped at Balasore Railway Station after members of the ‘Go Surakshya Samiti’ stopped the Pondicherry-Howrah Express over alleged cattle smuggling Thursday night.
Alleging that around 30 cattle were being smuggled to Howrah, the Samiti members forcibly stopped the train at Balasore railway station. However, after a few hours, the train was allowed to resume its journey.
The train was allowed to leave the station only after the members inspected all the documents. “The train arrived at 8:12 pm. It left the station at 12:35 am after all the relevant documents were
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checked by the protesters,” said station manager Bhagabat Das.
Among others the Superintendent of Police and many railway police officials were present at the spot to avoid any untoward incident.
Sources said the same train was halted over the same reason by Bajrang Dal activists at Bhubaneswar railway station earlier in the day.
  
Aug 17 (08:13) Indian Railways’ Express train hits cement mixture machine left on track (www.financialexpress.com)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
ECoR/East Coast
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1940 views

News Entry# 351355  Blog Entry# 3720402   
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Aug 17 2018 (08:13)
Station Tag: Balasore/BLS added by a2z~/1674352

Aug 17 2018 (08:13)
Train Tag: Coromandel Express/12842 added by a2z~/1674352
Stations:  Balasore/BLS  
हिन्दी
The train was detained for sometime at Balasore station for inspection by engineers to ascertain whether any damage had been caused to its engine. After a short while, the train was given green signal to proceed.
The Chennai-Howrah Coromandel Express today rammed into a cement mixture machine left on the track at a manned level crossing near Balasore station, a railway official said.
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one was, however, injured and train services on the busy route under South Eastern Railway remained unaffected, the official said.
Some workers pulling the machine manually had left it on the track and fled after the gateman downed the level crossing bar to let the train pass.
Soon after, the train approached the gate and dashed against the machine, the official said.
The train was detained for sometime at Balasore station for inspection by engineers to ascertain whether any damage had been caused to its engine. After a short while, the train was given green signal to proceed.
The railway engineers also inspected the accident site and cleared the spot, the official said.
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