Idgah will be developed as the third major station in the city after Agra Cantt, Agra Fort. There is single rail line from Agra Fort to Idgah. Now the budget has been approved for double rail line between Idgah to Bandikui. After the construction of double rail line, the utility of Idgah railway station will increase. Changing the name of the station is also being considered.
At present, only a few passenger trains stop at Idgah railway station. Superfast trains going through Agra Fort via Idgah also do not stop here. The railway station currently has only one foot over bridge, three platforms and two exits. One exit is adjacent to the police line, through which most of the passengers commute, while the other exit is towards the Idgah Railway Colony. The circulating area of the station is quite large.
got budget for double line
Prashasti Srivastava, the commercial manager of Agra Division, says that the budget has also been received after the approval of the proposal of double line till Bandikui. With this work, rail traffic on this route will become more convenient. Due to Agra Fort station being in the midst of dense population, there is more scope for expansion at Idgah station.
Divisional Railway Manager Anand Swarup also visited the station recently. He told the need to promote passenger facilities here. The commercial manager says that there are plans to expand the Idgah station in the next two to three years.
These facilities will be
The station will see an increase in escalators, lifts, FOBs, PRS counters, increase in general ticket windows, water ATMs, AC waiting rooms, cloak rooms and catering stalls.
Tender issued for expansion of running room
Railway has started work towards increasing the facilities at Idgah station. In April, tenders worth over Rs 55 lakh have been floated for the expansion of the Idgah running room. Tenders have also been issued for drainage and water management in Idgah Railway Colony.