Shikohabad railway station

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Shikohabad
Indian Railway Junction Station
Station statistics
Address Shikohabad, Uttar Pradesh
 India
Coordinates 27°05′10″N 78°34′31″E / 27.0861°N 78.5754°E / 27.0861; 78.5754Coordinates: 27°05′10″N 78°34′31″E / 27.0861°N 78.5754°E / 27.0861; 78.5754
Elevation 166 metres (545 ft)
Line(s) Kanpur-Delhi section
Structure type Standard on ground
Platforms 4
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1865-66
Electrified 1971-72
Station code SKB
Division(s) Allahabad
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator North Central Railway
Station status Functioning
Formerly East Indian Railway Company
Location
Shikohabad railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Shikohabad railway station
Shikohabad railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

Shikohabad railway station is on the Kanpur-Delhi section of Howrah-Delhi main line and Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line. It is located in Firozabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Shikohabad.

History[edit]

Through trains started running on the East Indian Railway Company’s Howrah-Delhi line in 1866.[1]

A branch line was opened from Shikohabad to Mainpuri in 1905 and extended to Farrukhabad in 1906.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Panki-Tundla sector was electirified in 1971-72.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early History (1832-1869)". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mainpuri". Chapter 7: Communication. Mainpuri district administration. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
North Central Railway zone
Terminus North Central Railway zone
Shikohabad-Farrukhabad branch line