Chandauli Majhwar railway station

Chandauli Majhwar railway station is on the Delhi–Howrah line. It is located in Chandauli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Chandauli and the surrounding areas. Its name chandauli Majhwar is derived from the district name Chandauli and a very famous nearby village named Majhwar Khas.

Chandauli Majhwar
Indian Railways station
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
LocationNational Highway 2, Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates25°15′41″N 83°16′04″E / 25.2613°N 83.2679°E / 25.2613; 83.2679Coordinates: 25°15′41″N 83°16′04″E / 25.2613°N 83.2679°E / 25.2613; 83.2679
Elevation80 metres (260 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEast Central Railway
Line(s)Gaya–Mughalsarai section
Howrah–Gaya–Delhi line
Grand Chord
Howrah–Allahabad–Mumbai line
Platforms5
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeCDMR
Division(s) Mughalsarai
History
Opened1906
Electrified1961–63
Location
Chandauli Majhwar railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Chandauli Majhwar railway station
Chandauli Majhwar railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

HistoryEdit

The East Indian Railway Company started connecting Delhi and Howrah from the mid nineteenth century. In 1862, the railway tracks crossed Mughalsarai and reached the western bank of the Yamuna. The through link to Delhi was established in 1866.[1] The Grand Chord was commissioned in 1906.[2]

ElectrificationEdit

The Mughalsarai–Howrah sector was electrified in 1961–63.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IR History: Early History (1832–1869)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  2. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900–1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013.

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