PM Narendra Modi flags off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train

The decision to set up the line was taken by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

By: Press Trust of India | Hazaribagh (j'khand) | Published: February 20, 2015 7:35:11 pm
Narendra modi, Hazaribagh Narendra Modi along with Yeswant Sinha, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu,Union Minister Jayant Sinha and Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed and others inaugurated Kodarma Hazaribagh Railway line at Hazaribagh on Friday. (Source: Manob Chowdhury)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train after inaugurating Hazaribagh town railway station in Hazaribagh.

Modi inaugurated the station and flagged off the train from the dais where he addressed the public.

The project, which started 16 years ago, is the first stage of the Hazaribagh-Koderma-Barkakana-Ranchi railway line of the East-Central Railway.

The 79.7-km first stage project cost Rs 936 crore, according to sources in the railways.

The decision to set up the line was taken by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

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