Etah railway station

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Etah
Indian Railway Station
Location Etah-Kasganj Road, Etah, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates 25°34′19″N 78°39′15″E / 25.5720°N 78.6543°E / 25.5720; 78.6543Coordinates: 25°34′19″N 78°39′15″E / 25.5720°N 78.6543°E / 25.5720; 78.6543
Elevation 174 metres (571 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by North Central Railway
Line(s) Barhan-Etah branch line
Platforms 2?
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code ETAH
Division(s) Allahabad
History
Opened 1959
Location
Etah railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Etah railway station
Etah railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

Etah railway station is on the Barhan-Etah branch line. It is located in Etah district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Etah and the surrounding areas.

History[edit]

Trains started running on the Howrah-Delhi main line of East Indian Railway Company in 1865-66.[1]

The 61.80 km (38 mi) long 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge Barhan-Etah branch line was constructed in 1959.[2]

Train[edit]

There is only one train, the Etah-Tundla Passenger, running on this line.[3]

Development[edit]

Etah-Kasganj[4][5] new line work has been sanctioned in the Budget 2017-2018.

New passenger train service started from Agra Fort - Etah[6][7][8][1] on 10 April 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early History (1832-1869)". IRFCA. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Moonis Raza & Yash Aggarwal. "Transport Geography of India: Commodity Flow and the Regional Structure of Indian Economy". page 60. Concept Publishing Company, A-15/16 Commercial Block, Mohan Garden, New Delhi - 110059. ISBN 81-7022-089-0. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Etah residents hold demonstration at railway station". The Times of India, 24 August 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Important Railway Projects over N.E.Railway in Budget-2017-18". 10/02/2017.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "एटा-कासगंज रेल लाइन को मंजूरी - Amarujala". Amar Ujala. Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  6. ^ "Amar Ujala E-Paper". epaper.amarujala.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  7. ^ "Story". epaper.jagran.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  8. ^ yashm. "04191/Agra Fort - Etah Passenger Special (UnReserved) - Barhan/BRN to Etah/ETAH NCR/North Central Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Terminus North Central Railway zone