Dr. Ambedkar Nagar railway station

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Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
Indian Railway Station
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar railway station.jpg
Other namesMhow Railway Station
LocationSimrol Road, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
India
Coordinates22°33′21″N 75°46′15″E / 22.5558°N 75.7707°E / 22.5558; 75.7707
Elevation577 m (1,893 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Akola–Ratlam rail line
Platforms3
Tracks5
ConnectionsTaxi stand, auto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access[citation needed]
Other information
StatusConstruction - Single-Line Electrification
Station codeDADN
Fare zoneWestern Railway
History
Rebuilt2015
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Western Railway zone
Location
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar is located in India
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
Location within India
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar (Madhya Pradesh)

The Dr. Ambedkar Nagar railway station is one of the local railway stations in Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, a suburb of Indore.

This station on the Delhi-Hyderabad Meter gauge line was founded in the 1870s. The station is equipped with two reservation counters. It is a meter gauge station but broad gauge conversion work is going on.[when?][1]

Mhow has been connected to Indore and Khandwa by metre gauge railway lines. In 2008, the Union Cabinet approved the gauge conversion for the Ratlam-Mhow-Khandwa-Akola railway line. (472.64 km). The cost of the gauge conversion would be about Rs.1421.25 crore.[2][3]

In January 2017, the station was named after Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.[4][5][6][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jauhri, Rajesh (12 November 2012). "Mhow villagers may be deprived of rail services". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "WR declare closure of Fatehabad-Indore & Fatehabad-Ujjain MG Section for GC works". RailNews. 24 February 2014.
  3. ^ "(untitled)". Free Press Journal. Archived from the original on 5 May 2014.
  4. ^ Rename Mhow station after Ambedkar: Thawar Chand Gehlot
  5. ^ Centre nod for renaming of Mhow railway station after Ambedkar
  6. ^ Centre nod for renaming of Mhow railway station after Ambedkar
  7. ^ Mhow railway station now Ambdekar station

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