Tundla Junction railway station
Indian Railway Station
|Address||Junction Point, Tundla, Uttar Pradesh
|Elevation||166.878 metres (547.50 ft)|
|Line(s)||Kanpur–Delhi section of Howrah–Delhi main line and Howrah–Gaya–Delhi line|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operator||North Central Railway|
|Formerly||East Indian Railway Company|
|Railways in Agra|
Source: Google maps
Tundla Junction is an important rail head in Uttar Pradesh. It is located on the Delhi–Kanpur main line. It is located just 25 km from Agra City. Tundla is a technical halt for changing drivers and guards for almost all trains the New Delhi–Mughalsarai / Lucknow sections. The station was built by the Britishers and still remains essentially unchanged. The railway station is a site in itself and takes one back to pre Independence era.
- 1972 Electrification from Howrah reaches.
- Dec. 29, 2002: Konkan Railway conducts a trial run of the Madgaon–Roha Express at 150 km/h (briefly touching 165 km/h at times) using a WDP-4 loco. Also in December (confirmation needed) NR is said to have run trials with a WDP-4 hauling at train at up to 180 km/h on the Ghaziabad–Tundla section.
- Dec. 13–21, 2003 : Trials with weak field arrangement for MEMUs on the Tundla–Kanpur section of NCR. With a 'dense crush load' and stopping at all stations, a 4-car MEMU rake could decrease its total running time by 7% with a max. speed of 90 km/h and 10% with a max. speed of 100 km/h on the 228 km section, because of the improved acceleration.
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