Kanpur Anwarganj railway station

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Kanpur Anwarganj
Regional rail & Light rail station
Location NH 91, Anwarganj Station Lane, Kanpur, Kanpur District, Uttar Pradesh
India
Elevation 126 metres (413 ft)
Line(s) Kanpur-Mathura
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Connections Taxi stand/Anwarganj Station KMBS City Bus Stop
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking available
Other information
Status functioning
Station code CPA
Zone(s) North Central Railway zone
Division(s) Allahabad railway division
History
Opened 1896; 122 years ago (1896)
Electrified January 2009; 9 years ago (2009-01)
Previous names Indian Branch Rly. Co.
Northern Railways
Traffic
Passengers 50,000

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

Kanpur Anwarganj is the second largest railway station in Kanpur District, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Structure and layout[edit]

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.

Services[edit]

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[edit]

Train
Number
Train Name Arrival Departure Destination/
Origin
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

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