Nagaland got its second railway station after a gap of more than 100 years at Shokhuvi.
Dimapur Railway Station, in the heart of the commercial hub of the state, was inaugurated in 1903.
Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh will be directly connected by train service with the extension of Donyi Polo Express till Shokhuvi Railway Station.
The foundation stone for the 90-km-long broad gauge route from Dhansiri in Assam to Zubza in Kohima district of Nagaland was laid in 2016, and work is underway. The deadline was extended from 2020 to 2024.