Raja ki Mandi railway station

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Raja ki Mandi
Indian Railway Station
Raja ki mandi.jpg
Raja ki Mandi railway station name plate on Platform No.1
Station statistics
Address 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)
Line(s) Agra-Delhi chord
Delhi-Chennai line
Structure type Standard on ground
Platforms 4
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1904
Electrified 1982-85
Station code RKM
Division(s) Agra
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator North Central Railway
Station status Functioning
Formerly 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

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.

Overview[edit]

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]

History[edit]

The broad gauge Agra-Delhi chord was opened in 1904.[3]

Electrification[edit]

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

Passengers[edit]

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

Amenities[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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 links[edit]

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