Puri: Railway department has decided to run a special train from Puri to Shalimar in Kolkata on Thursday for tourists in view of the landfall of very severe cyclonic storm Fani in Odisha.
The train will depart from Puri railway station at 12 noon.
Equipped with General, Sleeper, 3A and 2A coaches the special train will have both reserve and unreserved classes. It will be having stoppages at stations like Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.
The train has a scheduled arrival at Bhubaneswar at around 1:30 pm today.
As per latest update by IMD, Fani currently lies centred around 510 km South-Southwest of Puri coast.