Agra City railway station

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Agra City
Indian Railway Station
Location Ghatia Road, near Belaganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
 India
Coordinates 27°11′39″N 78°00′56″E / 27.1943°N 78.0155°E / 27.1943; 78.0155Coordinates: 27°11′39″N 78°00′56″E / 27.1943°N 78.0155°E / 27.1943; 78.0155
Elevation 165 metres (541 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by North Central Railway
Line(s) Agra-Delhi chord
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code AGA
Division(s) Agra
History
Opened 1903
Electrified 1982-85
Location
Agra City railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Agra City railway station
Agra City railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

Agra City is a railway bus Station in the heart of the old City in Agra, India. It is near Belangunj which is the trading hub of Agra. The station is a relic of the past and at present very few trains stop here.

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 station belonged to Great Indian Peninsular Railway in British era and was built in 1903 by Mistris of Kutch.

See also[edit]

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. 

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