Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Sep 22:
Good news for the people of erstwhile capital of Odisha as Indian Railways will roll out free Wi-Fi services at the railway station from next month during the Durga puja.
With this, Cuttack station will become the third such place in the state to offer free internet browsing for the passengers. Earlier, the high-speed internet facility was provided at Bhubaneswar and Puri railway stations in April and July respectively this year.
Designed to offer users the best Internet experience, RailWire Wi-Fi will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection on a smart phone or on any laptop device. This is all a part of East Coast Railway’s continuing endeavors to provide more and better comforts to its esteemed passengers.
“Wi-Fi service will be enabled at Cuttack station any time near Durga Puja festival i.e. in October this year. Provision of Wi-Fi from October will be a humble service by East Coast Railway before Durga Puja Festival,” General Manager, East Coast Railway (ECoR), Umesh Singh said during his visit to Cuttack Railway Station today.
Construction work for provision of lift at Platform number-1 and 2 is going on and will be completed very soon which will help the senior and divyang passengers a lot. Similarly, escalators will be provided at Cuttack station shortly after completion of some ongoing developmental works here. Giving priority to Cuttack station, Singh added.