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Raja ki Mandi railway station

Raja ki Mandi railway station is on the Agra-Delhi chord. It is located in Agra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Raja ki Mandi and surrounding neighbourhoods in Agra.

Raja ki Mandi
Indian Railway Station
Raja ki mandi.jpg
Raja ki Mandi railway station name plate on Platform No.1
Location Dr. H.S.sharma Road, Lohamandi, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates 27°11′39″N 77°59′49″E / 27.1941°N 77.9969°E / 27.1941; 77.9969Coordinates: 27°11′39″N 77°59′49″E / 27.1941°N 77.9969°E / 27.1941; 77.9969
Elevation 170 metres (560 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by North Central Railway
Line(s) Agra-Delhi chord
Delhi-Chennai line
Platforms 4
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code RKM
Division(s) Agra
History
Opened 1904
Electrified 1982-85
Previous names East Indian Railway Company
Location
Raja ki Mandi railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Raja ki Mandi railway station
Raja ki Mandi railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

Contents

OverviewEdit

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 2-4 million tourists annually. About 200,000 foreign tourists visit it.[2]

HistoryEdit

The broad gauge Agra-Delhi chord was opened in 1904.The construction of this station begin in 1904.[3]

ElectrificationEdit

The Faridabad-Mathura-Agra section was electrified in 1982-85, Tundla-Yamuna Bridge in 1998-99 and Yamuna Bridge-Agra in 1990-91.[4]

PassengersEdit

Raja ki Mandi railway station serves around 114,000 passengers every day.[5]

AmenitiesEdit

Raja ki Mandi railway station has telephone booths, retiring room, light refreshment stalls and a book stall.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  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. 
  3. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Raja Ki Mandi". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Raja Ki Mandi (RKM), Agra railway station". Make my trip. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "North Central Railway: Passenger Amenities Available At Stations". trainenquiry.com. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 

External linksEdit

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