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AF/Agra Fort (4 PFs)
آگرہ قلعہ     आगरा किला

Track: Single Electric-Line

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Near Agra Fort Crossing, Bijli Ghar, Pipal Mandi, Mantola, Agra, PIN 282003
State: Uttar Pradesh

Elevation: 169 m above sea level
Zone: NCR/North Central   Division: Agra

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Jun 07 (13:17) ताज का दीदार करने वालों के लिए रेलवे की सौगात, शुरू हो रही हैं ये स्पेशल ट्रेनें, जानिए कब से? (hindi.news18.com)
New/Special Trains
NCR/North Central
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News Entry# 455225  Blog Entry# 4979198   
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Jun 07 2021 (13:18)
Station Tag: Agra Cantt./AGC added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 07 2021 (13:18)
Station Tag: Agra Fort/AF added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147
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Indian Railways: रेल यात्रियों की सुविधा के मद्देनजर अब रेलवे ने आगरा फोर्ट-अजमेर और ईदगाह-बांदीकुई के लिए स्पेशल ट्रेनों को दोनों दिशाओं में संचालित करने का फैसला किया है. इन ट्रेनों की 7 जून से सेवा पुनः शुरू होगी.
नई दिल्ली. कोरोना संक्रमण (Corona Virus) की वजह से अभी ट्रेनों (Trains) का पूरी तरीके से संचालन किया जा रहा है. वहीं, जरूरत के मुताबिक रेलयात्रियों के लिए स्पेशल ट्रेनों (Special Trains) का संचालन समय-समय पर किया जा रहा है. रेल यात्रियों की सुविधा के मद्देनजर अब रेलवे (Railway) ने आगरा फोर्ट-अजमेर और ईदगाह-बांदीकुई के लिए स्पेशल ट्रेनों को दोनों दिशाओं में संचालित करने का फैसला किया है. इन ट्रेनों की 7 जून से सेवा पुनः शुरू होगी. यात्री ट्रेन के आगमन-प्रस्थान की जानकारी वेबसाइट click here या NTES App से प्राप्त कर सकते है. उत्तर पश्चिम रेलवे के उपहाप्रबंधक (सामान्य) व मुख्य जनसम्पर्क अधिकारी लेफ्टिनेंट शशि किरण के अनुसार--गाडी संख्या 04195/04196, आगरा फोर्ट-अजमेर-आगरा फोर्ट आरक्षित सुपरफास्ट स्पेशल रेलसेवा का दिनांक 07.06.2021 से (सप्ताह में 5 दिन, शनिवार में रविवार को छोड़कर) संचालन पुनः प्रारंभ किया जा रहा है. -गाडी संख्या 01911, ईदगाह-बांदीकुई अनारक्षित स्पेशल (प्रतिदिन) रेलसेवा का संचालन दिनांक 07.06.2021 से तथा गाड़ी संख्या 01912, बांदीकुई-ईदगाह अनारक्षित स्पेशल (प्रतिदिन) रेलसेवा का संचालन दिनांक 08.06.2021 से पुनः प्रारंभ किया जा रहा है.
Jun 07 (07:42) Desperate times for Agra''s railway coolies, lockdowns force many to look for other jobs (www.outlookindia.com)
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NCR/North Central
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News Entry# 455114  Blog Entry# 4978936   
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Jun 07 2021 (07:42)
Station Tag: Idgah Agra Junction/IDH added by Adittyaa Sharma/1421836

Jun 07 2021 (07:42)
Station Tag: Raja Ki Mandi/RKM added by Adittyaa Sharma/1421836

Jun 07 2021 (07:42)
Station Tag: Agra Fort/AF added by Adittyaa Sharma/1421836

Jun 07 2021 (07:42)
Station Tag: Agra Cantt./AGC added by Adittyaa Sharma/1421836
Agra, Jun 6 (PTI) Lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic have hit coolies at Agra’s railways stations hard, forcing many of them out of work.Some of them now pull rickshaws, others work as labourers.Sharing his ordeal, Munna Khan (50), a coolie at Agra Cantt railway station, told PTI, "There are 102 coolies at the station who are divided into two shifts. In one shift about 52 coolies are allowed to work, but these days only 10-25 coolies are coming due to less number of passengers.""Moreover, the passengers avoid taking our service due to fear of COVID-19. This adverse situation is forcing us to do other work to run the house," he added.There are about 240 coolies working at four major railway stations in Agra - Agra Cantt, Agra Fort, Raja Ki Mandi and Idgah.Another coolie at the Agra Cantt station, 40-year-old Fakira shared that he now also pulls a rickshaw as...
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there is no work at the railway station since the outbreak of the second wave of Covid."I come to the station in the hope of getting work but spend the entire day sleeping. At night I pull a rickshaw to fulfil the needs of my family," he said.Talking about the difficulties, Rajveer said he spends Rs 150 on travelling to the Agra Cantt station from his home, which is about 15 kms away, in the hope to earn some money."At the station, I spend my entire day sleeping or waiting for passengers. Most of the day, I don''t get any money," he said.Rajveer further said, "When I don''t get work at the station, I work as a labourer in the city or near my village as I have two daughters and wife at home. My daughters are studying in Class 6 and 7 in a government school."Another coolie, Yasin, who used to earn Rs 500-800 daily before the pandemic said it has now become difficult to even earn Rs 200 in a day."I have borrowed money from my relatives to bring ration and other household essentials for my family," he said."We are hoping for revival of the good days and hope that soon footfall of the passengers will increase so that we get work," Yasin said.
Jun 06 (16:24) Covid lockdowns force Agra's railway coolies to look for other jobs (www.deccanherald.com)
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News Entry# 455027  Blog Entry# 4978584   
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Jun 06 2021 (16:24)
Station Tag: Agra Fort/AF added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (16:24)
Station Tag: Agra Cantt./AGC added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147
Stations:  Agra Cantt./AGC   Agra Fort/AF  
Some of them now pull rickshaws, others work as labourers
Lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic have hit coolies at Agra’s railways stations hard, forcing many of them out of work.
Some of them now pull rickshaws, others work as labourers.
Sharing his ordeal, Munna Khan (50), a coolie at Agra Cantt railway station, told PTI, "There are 102 coolies at the station who
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are divided into two shifts. In one shift about 52 coolies are allowed to work, but these days only 10-25 coolies are coming due to less number of passengers."
"Moreover, the passengers avoid taking our service due to fear of Covid-19. This adverse situation is forcing us to do other work to run the house," he added.
There are about 240 coolies working at four major railway stations in Agra - Agra Cantt, Agra Fort, Raja Ki Mandi and Idgah.
Another coolie at the Agra Cantt station, 40-year-old Fakira shared that he now also pulls a rickshaw as there is no work at the railway station since the outbreak of the second wave of Covid.
"I come to the station in the hope of getting work but spend the entire day sleeping. At night I pull a rickshaw to fulfil the needs of my family," he said.
Talking about the difficulties, Rajveer said he spends Rs 150 on travelling to the Agra Cantt station from his home, which is about 15 kms away, in the hope to earn some money.
"At the station, I spend my entire day sleeping or waiting for passengers. Most of the day, I don't get any money," he said.
Rajveer further said, "When I don't get work at the station, I work as a labourer in the city or near my village as I have two daughters and wife at home. My daughters are studying in Class 6 and 7 in a government school."
Another coolie, Yasin, who used to earn Rs 500-800 daily before the pandemic said it has now become difficult to even earn Rs 200 in a day.
"I have borrowed money from my relatives to bring ration and other household essentials for my family," he said.
"We are hoping for revival of the good days and hope that soon footfall of the passengers will increase so that we get work," Yasin said. 
Jun 06 (12:55) Desperate times for Agra's railway coolies, lockdowns force many to look for other jobs (www.newindianexpress.com)
Commentary/Human Interest
NCR/North Central
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News Entry# 454904  Blog Entry# 4978338   
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Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Aranghata/AG removed by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Faizabad Junction/FD removed by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Agra Fort/AF added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Faizabad Junction/FD added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Faizabad Junction/FD added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Agra Cantt./AGC added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 06 2021 (12:55)
Station Tag: Aranghata/AG added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147
Stations:  Agra Cantt./AGC   Agra Fort/AF  
AGRA: Lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic have hit coolies at Agra's railways stations hard, forcing many of them out of work.
Some of them now pull rickshaws, others work as labourers.
Sharing his ordeal, Munna Khan (50), a coolie at Agra Cantt railway station, told PTI, "There are 102 coolies at the station who are divided into two shifts. In one shift about 52 coolies are allowed to work, but these days only 10-25 coolies are coming due to less number of passengers."
"Moreover,
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the passengers avoid taking our service due to fear of COVID-19. This adverse situation is forcing us to do other work to run the house," he added.
There are about 240 coolies working at four major railway stations in Agra - Agra Cantt, Agra Fort, Raja Ki Mandi and Idgah.
Another coolie at the Agra Cantt station, 40-year-old Fakira shared that he now also pulls a rickshaw as there is no work at the railway station since the outbreak of the second wave of Covid.
"I come to the station in the hope of getting work but spend the entire day sleeping. At night I pull a rickshaw to fulfil the needs of my family," he said.
Talking about the difficulties, Rajveer said he spends Rs 150 on travelling to the Agra Cantt station from his home, which is about 15 kms away, in the hope to earn some money.
"At the station, I spend my entire day sleeping or waiting for passengers. Most of the day, I don't get any money," he said.
Rajveer further said, "When I don't get work at the station, I work as a labourer in the city or near my village as I have two daughters and wife at home. My daughters are studying in Class 6 and 7 in a government school."
Another coolie, Yasin, who used to earn Rs 500-800 daily before the pandemic said it has now become difficult to even earn Rs 200 in a day.
"I have borrowed money from my relatives to bring ration and other household essentials for my family," he said.
"We are hoping for revival of the good days and hope that soon footfall of the passengers will increase so that we get work," Yasin said.
जिले के मंडावर कस्बे में एक युवती ने ट्रेन के आगे कूदकर जान दे दी। घटना आगरा फाटक के पास की है, मृतक युवती की अभी शिनाख्त नहीं हुई है। जीआरपी व थाना पुलिस ने शिनाख्त के लिए शव को अस्पताल की मोर्चरी में रखवाया है। यहां पिछले दिनों भी एक महिला ने अपने तीन बच्चों के साथ ट्रेन के आगे छलांग लगाकर सुसाइड कर लिया था।
पुलिस के अनुसार आगरा फाटक के पास अज्ञात ट्रेन की चपेट में आने से एक युवती की मौत हो गई। इसकी जानकारी मालगाड़ी के वहां गुजरने के दौरान चालक को ट्रैक पर युवती का शव पड़ा दिखा तो मालगाडी चालक ने स्टेशन पर ट्रेन खड़ी कर जीआरपी को इसकी सूचना दी।
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पर मंडावर थाना पुलिस ने मौके पर पहुंचकर युवती के शव को कब्जे में लेकर शिनाख्तगी के लिए सीएचसी में रखवाया है। अभी तक मृतक युवती की पहचान नहीं हो सकी है। पुलिस प्रथम दृष्टा आत्महत्या का मामला बता रही है।
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