Transport in Achhnera

railways in AchhneraAchhnera in Agra district has very good transport system in terms of roadways and railways. The municipal board of Achhnera, the state government of Uttar Pradesh and the Central Govt. of India Roadways and Railways departments are responsible for the maintenance of the transport system in Achhnera. The city does not own an airport; the nearest airports from the city are Kheria airport at 22 km and Gwalior airport 122 km away from Achhnera.

Roadways in Achhnera

The national highway NH2 runs in the middle of the city connecting it to its neighboring cities, town, district and even states. The 1465 km long NH2 connects Delhi and Kolkata passing through Achhnera. Through the highway the city gets its easy access to Agra, Kanpur, Mathura, Etawah, Varanasi, Allahabad, Fatehpur, Mughalsarai, etc within the state, Faridabad and Palwal in Haryana, Mohania, Sasaram, Dehri on sone and Aurangabad in Bihar, Barhi & Dhanbad in Jharkhand and Asansol, Durgapur, Burdwan & Kolkata in West Bengal and then the national capital Delhi.

The city has three major roadways that are Achhnera to Janutha road, Achhnera to Farah road and Achhnera to Sandhan road. All these three roadways connect themselves with the NH2 at three different localities of the city. The Achhnera to Janutha road connects the city with its neighboring localities of Kachori and Thapi. The Achhnera to Farah road runs from top to bottom of the city crossing the NH2 and touching the Achhnera railway station. This road connects the city with Thapi, Aganpura and Puramana localities of Agra district. The Achhnera to Sandhan road links the city with Thapi, Nagla Aura, Fatehpura, Sandhan and Jhurawai localities of the city.

Achhnera Railway Junction

The Achhnera railway station has the station code “AH” and it operates under the North Central railway zone. The station is elevated at a height of 170 meters above sea level and it has three platforms. About 20 express trains halt at this station. The station has trains to major cities like Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangikui, Rishikesh, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Howrah, Ajmer, Sealdal, Barmer, Guwahati, Jodhpur and Kolkata. Important trains running through the station are Kamahkya Jaipur Kavi Guru express, Guwahati Barmer express, Marudhur express, Ajmer Sealdah express, Pratap express and Muzaffarpur Ahmedabad Jan Sadharan express. The station has trains to connect the city with the major cities of Uttar Pradesh like Agra fort, Bareilly, Kasganj, Varanasi and many others. The trains from the station connect the city with its neighboring important tourist landmarks of Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Bharatpur, Mathura and Vrindavan. Local transportation facility like bus, auto rickshaw and cabs are also available outside the railway station. Most of the trains stop only for 2 minutes in the station.

Achhnera railway junction: Achhnera, Agra Dist, Uttar Pradesh- 283101
Landmark: Near Achhnera to Farah road

The Agra Cant railway station is the nearest major railway from Achhnera which is located at a distance of 26 km. Other railway stations close to the city are Khera Sandhan halt railway station at 4 km away, Raibha railway station at 5 km and Kiraoli railway station at 6 km distance from the city.

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