Hazaribagh Road (HZD): Residents of Hazaribagh, a famous tourist spot in Jharkhand, finally saw light of the day on Sunday as for first time in history, whistles of railway engine were heard in city, which ran between the newly laid 40 kms track of Koderma and Padma, 20 km from Hazaribagh,on Saturday. To celebrate the successful trial run of an engine on recently constructed Koderma-Hazaribagh line, locals showed up at in massive numbers. Started in 1999, it took an effort of almost fifteen long years and expenditure of around six thousand crore rupees to complete the project. In 1998,the then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee laid the foundation stone of the rail link for two routes viz. Hazaribagh-Koderma and Hazaribagh-Ranchi. Take a Look!
The trail run of the engine had started from Koderma station.Thousands of people had lined up both sides of the track and at the stations enroute such as Chandwara,Barhi,Chauparan and Padma to catch a glimpse of the train.