Hazaribagh Town
Indian Railways station
Hazaribagh Town railway station building
General information
LocationNH-100, Kud–Rewali, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
Coordinates23°59′01″N 85°20′25″E / 23.9837°N 85.3402°E / 23.9837; 85.3402
Elevation610 m (2,001 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEast Central Railway
Line(s)Koderma–Hazaribagh–Barkakana–Ranchi line
Other information
Station codeHZBN
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Dhanbad railway division
Opened20 February 2018; 6 years ago (2018-02-20)
Hazaribagh Town railway station is located in Jharkhand
Hazaribagh Town railway station
Hazaribagh Town railway station
Location in Jharkhand

Hazaribagh Town Railway Station (station code HZBN) is a railway station in India which serves the city of Hazaribagh in the state of Jharkhand. It belongs to East Central Railway of Dhanbad division and is located on NH100, Kumhar Toli in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand state. Patna - Ranchi Vande Bharat Express also halts at Hazaribagh Town railway station.


Hazaribagh City
CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, T: tourist centre, C: educational centre, F: facility
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Hazaribagh Town railway station is located at 23°59′01″N 85°20′25″E / 23.9837°N 85.3402°E / 23.9837; 85.3402.


This line was announced in Railway Budget 1999 under the rule of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. After 16 years, this dream was fulfilled on 20 February 2015. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmad, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, Union Minister of State for Finance and Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha.[1] 57 km long Hazaribagh–Barkakana section was opened for passenger trains on 7 December 2016 by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das.[2] Also a railway coal siding line has been constructed from Hazaribagh Town to Bandag.

New Railway line between Tatisilwai and Sanki was inaugurated by CM Raghubar Das on 29 August 2019. Two new pairs of passenger trains between Hatia and Sanki station started on 29 August 2019.[citation needed] Trial run on the newly constructed remaining Sidhwar-Sanki 27 kilometer rail section was successful on November 18 2022. 4 tunnels, 32 curves and five major bridges have been constructed in this 27 km long rail section. Currently Patna - Ranchi Vande Bharat Express runs on this route, which was inaugurated on 27 June 2023 by Narendra Modi through video conferencing from Bhopal.

Cost of the Project

The project estimated cost for the full stretch between Koderma–Hazaribagh–Barkakana–Ranchi (total length of 200 kilometers) has an estimated cost of INR 3,000 crores. The railway stretch between Hazaribagh to Koderma, a 79.7 kilometer distance, incurred cost of INR 936 crores.[3] During the inception of project in the year 1999, the estimated cost was around INR 332 crores, however over the period of time, the cost has been escalated to nearly INR 936 crores.[4]


Hazaribagh Town railway station handles trains six times daily except Tuesday and four times on Tuesday (Patna - Ranchi Vande Bharat Express does not run on Tuesdays). The trains are run by East Central Railway zone. Following are the trains arriving and departing from Hazaribagh Town railway station.

Passenger Trains
Sl.No. Train No. Train Name
1 53371 Koderma–Barkakana Passenger
2 53372 Barkakana–Koderma Passenger
3 53373 Koderma–Barkakana Passenger
4 53374 Barkakana–Koderma Passenger
5 22349 Patna–Ranchi Vande Bharat Express
6 22350 Ranchi–Patna Vande Bharat Express

See also


  1. ^ "Hazaribagh Town railway station opens". 20 February 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Hazaribagh-Barkakana railway line opened for traffic". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 7 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Modi to flag off Hazaribagh–Koderma Passenger Train from Hazaribagh Station on Feb 20". Retrieved 11 March 2015.
Preceding station Indian Railways Following station
Kanasar Nawada
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