Tughlakabad railway station

Tughlakabad railway station (station code:- TKD) is on the Kanpur-Tundla-Agra-Delhi line. It is located in the Indian state of Delhi. It is operated by Northern Railway, Delhi Division of Delhi.

Tughlakabad
Indian Railway Station
Tughlakabad Railway Station.jpg
LocationTughlakabad, Delhi
India
Coordinates28°30′13″N 77°17′47″E / 28.5035°N 77.2965°E / 28.5035; 77.2965Coordinates: 28°30′13″N 77°17′47″E / 28.5035°N 77.2965°E / 28.5035; 77.2965
Elevation213.317 metres (699.86 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Agra-Delhi chord
Platforms2?
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeTKD
Division(s) Delhi
History
Opened1904
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Tughlakabad is located in Delhi
Tughlakabad
Tughlakabad
Location within Delhi

HistoryEdit

The Agra-Delhi chord was opened in 1904.[1] Some parts of it were relaid during the construction of New Delhi (inaugurated in 1927-28).[2]

PassengersEdit

Tughlakabad railway station serves around 33,000 passengers every day.[3]

Suburban railwayEdit

Tughlakabad is part of the Delhi Suburban Railway and is served by EMU trains.[4]

Metro linkEdit

Tughlakabad metro station is about 1 km from Tughlakabad railway station. It is on the Violet Line of Delhi Metro. The line operates underground from Kashmere gate till Jangpura metro station. From there it is an elevated line till Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) metro station. The Violet Line was opened up to Sarita Vihar in 2010 and up to Badarpur in 2011.[5]

Loco shedsEdit

Tughlakabad broad gauge diesel loco shed houses WDM-2, WDM 3A, WDM-3C, WDM-3D, WDP-1, WDP-3A and WDP-4B/WDP-4D. It has more than 150 locos.[6]

Tughlakabad electric loco shed is a West Central Railway shed located in Northern Railway territory. It was a Western Railway shed till 2003. It was originally built to serve freight traffic on the busy Delhi-Mumbai route. It houses more than 250 locos of WAP-7 and WAG-9.[6]

Yards and depotsEdit

Tughlakabad marshalling yard is a mechanized hump yard with retarders. It has an Inland Container depot with container freight station and also a domestic container terminal.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "A fine balance of luxury and care". Hindusthan Times, 6 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Tuglakabad (TKD)". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Delhi Suburban Railways". Metro trains. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Violet line Delhi Metro". Delhi Metro. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Sheds and workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Freight Sheds and Mashalling Yards". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 July 2013.

External linksEdit

External video
  Tamilnadu Express speeds through Tughlakabad
  Tughlakabad metro station
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Northern Railway zone