Agra City railway station

Agra City is a railway bus Station in the heart of the old City in Agra, India. It is near Belangunj which is the trading hub of Agra. The station is a relic of the past and at present very few trains stop here.

Agra City
Indian Railway Station
Agra City railway station
Location Ghatia Road, near Belaganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
 India
Coordinates 27°11′39″N 78°00′56″E / 27.1943°N 78.0155°ECoordinates: 27°11′39″N 78°00′56″E / 27.1943°N 78.0155°E
Elevation 165 metres (541 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by North Central Railway
Line(s) Agra-Delhi chord
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code AGA
Division(s) Agra
History
Opened 1903
Electrified 1982-85
Location
Agra City railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Agra City railway station
Agra City railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh
Railways in Agra
km to Delhi-Agra chord / Yamuna
5 Bilochpura
4 Raja ki Mandi
Belaganj Yard
5 Agra City
8 Yamuna Bridge
4 Agra Fort
2 Idgah
to Bharatpur and Bayana
0 Agra Cantonment
Agra airport
to Agra-Bhopal section
12 Chhalesar
16 Kuberpur
23 Etmadpur
to Kanpur-Delhi section
NH 19 (old NH 2)
27 Tundla
to Kanpur-Delhi section

Source: Google maps

Overview

Agra, the 16-17th century capital of the Mughals, is home to monuments such as the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.[1] The Taj Mahal attracts 7-8 million tourists annually. About 0.8 million foreign tourists visit it.[2]

History

The station belonged to Great Indian Peninsular Railway in British era and was built in 1903 by Mistris of Kutch.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Agra Railway Station". Make my trip. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Taj Visitors". Department of Tourism, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 2 July 2013.

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