The East Coast State Railway (ECSR) was a guaranteed company formed in 1890 to undertake the running of the line built between Bhopal, Gwalior and Cawnpore.
The ECSR opened the line from Cuttack via Khurda Road to Puri in 1893, having a comparatively brief existence before being divided.
The Southern part of East Coast Rly(qv) transferred to Madras Railway in 1901; which became part of M&SMR) in 1908.
The other part absorbed by the Bengal-Nagpur Railway (1902)
Unfortunately, there are no ECSR Staff appointments held in the India Office Records at the British Library.