Unnao Junction railway station

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Unnao Junction
Indian Railway Junction Station
Location SH 38, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates 26°32′57″N 80°29′12″E / 26.5491°N 80.4867°E / 26.5491; 80.4867Coordinates: 26°32′57″N 80°29′12″E / 26.5491°N 80.4867°E / 26.5491; 80.4867
Elevation 129 metres (423 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Northern Railway
Line(s) Varanasi-Kanpur branch line
Lucknow-Kanpur Suburban Railway
Platforms 5
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code ON
Division(s) Lucknow
History
Opened 1867
Electrified 1999-2000
Previous names Indian Branch Railway Company
Location
Unnao Junction railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Unnao Junction railway station
Location of Unnao railway station in Uttar Pradesh

Unnao Junction railway station is on the Lucknow-Kanpur Suburban Railway and Varanasi-Kanpur branch line. It is located in Unnao district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Unnao and the surrounding areas.

History[edit]

In 1867, the Indian Branch Railway Company opened the Kanpur-Lucknow line.[1]

The Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway opened the line from Varanasi to Lucknow in 1872.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Kanpur-Kanpur Bridge-Unnao-Lucknow section was electrified in 1999-2000.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early History (1832-1869)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870-1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

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Unnao-Balamau branch line
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