Raiwind Junction railway station

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Raiwind Junction Station

رائے ونڈ جنکشن ریلوے اسٹیشن
Coordinates31°15′06″N 74°13′24″E / 31.2517°N 74.2233°E / 31.2517; 74.2233Coordinates: 31°15′06″N 74°13′24″E / 31.2517°N 74.2233°E / 31.2517; 74.2233
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
Lodhran–Raiwind Branch Line
Platforms3
Other information
Station codeRND[1]
Services
Preceding station   Raiwind Junction railway station   Following station
Prem Nagar   Line
Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
  Jia Bagga
Raja Jang   Line
Lodhran–Raiwind Branch Line
  Terminus

Raiwind Junction railway station (Urdu and Punjabi: رائے ونڈ جنکشن ریلوے اسٹیشن ) is located in Raiwind town, Lahore district of Punjab province, Pakistan. It serves as the junction between the Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line and Lodhran–Raiwind Branch Line. It is one of the sub-urban stations of Lahore which are served by commuter trains. Many commuters use this station to get access to the city of Lahore.

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In War of 1965, Raiwind railway station was a hub of logistic and transport efforts of the 1st Armoured Division which was attacking Khemkaran in India. The station was subjected to frequent attacks by the Indian Air Force. According to Indian pilots, Raiwind station was easy to find as they just had to follow the south bound railway line until it reached Raiwind.[citation needed]

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