Kanpur Anwarganj railway station

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Kanpur Anwarganj
Cawnpore Anwarganj
Indian Railway Station
Railway Station
Location NH 91, Anwarganj Street, Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Elevation 126.000 metres (413.386 ft)
Line(s) Kanpur-Mathura
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Connections taxi stand
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking available
Other information
Status functioning
Station code CPA
Zone(s) North Eastern Railway
Division(s) North Eastern Railway
Opened 1896
Electrified January 2009
Previous names Indian Branch Rly. Co.
Northern Railways

Coordinates: 26°27′19″N 80°19′44″E / 26.455402°N 80.328925°E / 26.455402; 80.328925

Kanpur Anwarganj is a railway station in Kanpur. It is the second largest station in Kanpur after Kanpur Central. It has three platforms. It was constructed during the British Raj. It has one big clock on its main building. It is on the Farrukhabad-Kanpur line. Until 2006 it was a metre gauge station. In 2006 Railway Minister Sri Lalu Prasad Yadav reopened the line as a broad gauge railway line towards Lucknow. The first station superintendent was Mr. V.N. Pandey. In 2008 a broad gauge line opened towards Mathura too.

Kanpur Anwarganj serves trains of Lucknow-Kanpur Suburban Railway to reduce pressure on Kanpur Central. Some MEMU trains start from here.[1] Kanpur Anwarganj is now linked with some new stations like New Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Jaipur, Gorakhpur, Chapra, Patna, Kolkata, etc. Now Kanpur Anwarganj is one of the main railway station on the route to Rajasthan and Eastern India.[citation needed]

Trains originating at Kanpur Anwarganj[edit]

Train Name Arrival Departure Destination/
Days Platform No.
5003 Chauri Chaura Express === 16:45 Gorakhpur Daily Platform No.1
5004 Chauri Chaura Express 12:10 === Gorakhpur Junction Daily Platform No.1
8191 Utsarg Express 09:45 === Chhapra Daily Platform No.3
8192 Utsarg Express === 16:25 Chhapra Daily Platform No.3

Important Trains passing from Kanpur Anwarganj[edit]

Train No. Train Name Arrival Departure Days Platform No.
5037 Kanpur-Farrukhabad Express 10:55 11:05 Daily Platform No.2
5038 Farrukhabad-Kanpur Express 17:25 17:30 Daily Platform No.2
4723 Kanpur-Bhiwani ]Kalindi Express 17:15 17:25 Daily Platform No.2
4724 Bhiwani-Kanpur Kalindi Express 11:00 10:55 Daily Platform No.1
15037 Kanpur-Kasganj Express 10:45 10:55 Daily Platform No.3
15038 Kasganj-Kanpur Express 17:25 17:35 Daily Platform No.3
19402 Lucknow Junction-Ahemadabad Express 00:55 01:00 Wednesday Platform No.2
19022 Lucknow Jn-Bandra T Express 02:00 02:05 Monday Platform No.2
19710 Kamakhya-Jaipur Kavi Express 04:45 04:52 Saturday Platform No.3
14152 Anand Vihar T- Kanpur Central Express 07:10 07:15 Saturday Platform No.1
22444 Bandra T- Kanpur Central Express 08:20 08:25 Saturday Platform No.1

See also[edit]