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Kanpur Anwarganj railway station

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

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.

Trains originating at Kanpur Anwarganj

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

Important Trains passing from Kanpur Anwarganj

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

See also

References

  1. ^ http://in.jagran.yahoo.com/epaper/index.php?location=30&edition=2010-04-26&pageno=7


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