Faisalabad railway station

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Faisalabad Station
فيصل آباد اسٹیشن
Public
Railway station of Faisalabad.JPG
Main entrance
Location Rajbah Road
Faisalabad, Punjab 38000
Pakistan
Coordinates 31°25′02″N 73°05′48″E
Owned by Ministry of Railways
Line(s) Khanewal-Wazirabad Branch Line
Platforms 7
Connections Bus stand, taxicab stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platform levels 3
Other information
Station code FSLD[1]
History
Opened 1896
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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Train services from Faisalabad[edit]

Train Name Train Code Stations
Badar Express 111 UP, 112 DN Lahore Jn, Qila Sheikhupura Jn, Safdarabad, Sangla Hill Jn, Faisalabad, Gojra, Toba Tek Singh, Shorkot Cantt Jn
Ghouri Express 113 UP, 114 DN Lahore Jn, Qila Sheikhupura Jn, Sangla Hill Jn, Faisalabad
Karakoram Express 41 UP, 42 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Nawabshah, Rohri Jn, Khanewal Jn, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Millat Express 17 UP, 18 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Rohri Jn, Bahawalpur, Khanewal Jn, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Toba Tek Singh, Faisalabad, Chak Jhumra Jn, Chiniot, Shaheenabad Jn, Sargodha Jn
Night Coach Express 43 UP, 44 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Nawabshah, Rohri Jn, Bahawalpur, Multan Cantt, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Pakistan Express 45 UP, 46 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Rohri Jn, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Bahawalpur, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Toba Tek Singh, Gojra, Faisalabad, Sangla Hill Jn, * Hafizabad, Alipur Chatta, Wazirabad Jn, Gujrat, Lala Musa Jn, Jhelum, Rawalpindi
Quetta Express 23 UP, 24 DN Quetta, Kolpur, Mach, Aab-e-gum, Sibi Jn, Bakhtiarabad Domki, Dera Murad Jamali, Dera Allah Yar, Jacobabad Jn, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Rohri Jn, Pano Akil, Ghotki, Mirpur Mathelo, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Bahawalpur, Khanewal Jn, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Shalimar Express 27 UP, 28 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Mehrabpur Jn, Rohri Jn, Rahim Yar Khan, Bhawalpur, Multan, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn

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Coordinates: 31°25′02″N 73°05′48″E / 31.41722°N 73.09667°E / 31.41722; 73.09667