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.[1]

Agra City
Indian Railway Station
LocationGhatia Road, near Belaganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
 India
Coordinates27°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
Elevation165 metres (541 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorth Central Railway
Line(s)Agra-Delhi chord
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeAGA
Division(s) Agra
History
Opened1903
Electrified1982-85
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.[2] The Taj Mahal attracts 7-8 million tourists annually. About 0.8 million foreign tourists visit it.[3]

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 CITY (AGA) Railway Station". NDTV.
  2. ^ "Agra Railway Station". Make my trip. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Taj Visitors". Department of Tourism, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 2 July 2013.

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