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Idgah railway station

Idgah is a railway station in Idgah colony in the southwest of the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Idgah railway station serves around 75,000 passengers every day.[1]

Idgah
Indian Railway Station
Location North Idgah Colony, Shahganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates 27°10′24″N 77°59′56″E / 27.1732°N 77.9990°E / 27.1732; 77.9990Coordinates: 27°10′24″N 77°59′56″E / 27.1732°N 77.9990°E / 27.1732; 77.9990
Elevation 168 metres (551 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by North Central Railway
Line(s) Tundla-Agra branch line
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code IDH
Division(s) Agra
History
Opened ?
Electrified 1982-85
Location
Idgah railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Idgah railway station
Idgah railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh


Contents

HistoryEdit

The 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)-wide metre gauge Delhi-Bandikui and Bandikui-Agra lines of Rajputana State Railway were opened in 1874.[2] The Agra-Jaipur line was converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)-wide broad gauge in 2005.[3]

The broad-gauge Agra-Delhi chord was opened in 1904.[4]

ElectrificationEdit

The Faridabad-Mathura-Agra section was electrified in 1982-85, Tundla-Yamuna Bridge in 1998-99 and Yamuna Bridge-Agra in 1990-91.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Idgah Agra Jn". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "IR History:Early Days II (1870-1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Boost for Jaipur-Agra rail link". The Hindu, 6 May 2005. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
North Central Railway zone
North Central Railway zone
Agra-Bharatpur branch line
North Central Railway zone
Agra-Bayana branch line