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Faisalabad railway station

Faisalabad Station
فيصل آباد اسٹیشن
Public
Railway station of Faisalabad.JPG
Main entrance
LocationRajbah Road
Faisalabad, Punjab 38000
Pakistan
Coordinates31°25′02″N 73°05′48″E
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Khanewal-Wazirabad Branch Line
Platforms7
ConnectionsBus stand, taxicab stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Platform levels3
Other information
Station codeFSLD[1]
History
Opened1896
Services
Preceding station   Faisalabad railway station   Following station
Samanabad   Line
Khanewal-Wazirabad
  Nishatabad

Faisalabad railway station (Urdu: فيصل آباد ریلوے اسٹیشن‎, Punjabi: فيصل آباد ریلوے اسٹیشن) is located in Faisalabad city (formerly Lyallpur), Punjab province of Pakistan on the Khanewal-Wazirabad Branch Line. The station grants passengers from Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar and many more cities and towns of Pakistan access to all parts of Pakistan. The administrative office, headed by an Assistant Operation Officer, of the Faislabad section of Pakistan Railways is also located in the station building. A large amount of cargo is exported from and imported into Faisalabad daily.

Facilities

The Faisalabad railway station has all the basic facilities, including a parking lot; current- and advance-reservation offices for ticket purchases; food, drink, and book stalls on the platforms; and cargo and parcel services.

Booking and Ticketing Area

The booking and ticketing area lies in the northern building of the railway station. There are separate counters for premium classes and 2nd class. All these counters provide computerized ticketing.

Waiting Halls

Waiting halls are also located in the northern building of railway station complex. A common waiting area serves all 2nd class passengers, and a separate air conditioned waiting hall exists for premium class passengers.

Cargo Area

Faisalabad railway station also provides facilities to the people to book non industrial cargo at the station. This facility includes cargo booking and delivery, and is situated in the northwest building of the railway station complex.

Admin Offices

The admin offices that include management offices for Faisalabad railway station and Faisalabad railway region, railway police and security, station master and other administrative services lie in the southern building of the railway station.

Platforms

Faisalabad railway station serves the passenger trains through five platforms. Two additional platforms are exclusively for maintenance and services of locomotives and bogies.

Faisalabad railway station at night
Railway old main Platform
Faisalabad railway old control room
canteen stall

Services

The following trains originate/stop/terminate at Faisalabad station:

Preceding station   Pakistan Railways   Following station
toward Quetta
Akbar Express
Badar ExpressTerminus
Ghouri ExpressTerminus
toward Karachi City
Karakoram Express
Terminus
Night Coach Express
Terminus
Pakistan Express
toward Rawalpindi
Shalimar Express
Terminus

See also

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