Faisalabad railway station

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

فیصل آباد ریلوے سٹیشن
Main entrance
General information
LocationRajbah Road
Faisalabad City, Faisalabad
Coordinates31°25′02″N 73°05′48″E / 31.41722°N 73.09667°E / 31.41722; 73.09667
Owned byGovernment of Pakistan
Operated byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Khanewal-Wazirabad Branch Line
ConnectionsBus stand, taxicab stand
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Platform levels3
ParkingPaid Parking Available
Bicycle facilitiesPaid Parking Available
Other information
Station codeFSLD
Previous namesLyallpur Railway Station
0.5 million
Preceding station Pakistan Railways Following station
Samanabad Khanewal–Wazirabad Branch Line Nishatabad
Computerized Ticketing Counters Luggage Checking System Parking Disabled Access Food Plaza Kiosks WC Taxi Stand Public Transportation Metro interchange

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 serves as the main train line hub for Faisalabad and grants rail access to Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Quetta, and Peshawar via direct routes. The Assistant Operation Officer (AOO), of the Faisalabad region of Pakistan Railways is the highest ranking officer at the station. The administrative office is located in the station building.


Faisalabad Railway Station was founded during the British Raj in India in 1896.

There was railway line between Jaranwala and Faisalabad pre-1926. The Jaranwala-Lyallpur Branch Line railway stations and railway track land still existed.


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[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 Services[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. There are many small cargo vendors located in close proximity to the station. Cargo dispatchers offer services all across Pakistan and fast links to Port Qasim, Karachi.

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.


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

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

  • Media related to Faisalabad railway station at Wikimedia Commons
  • Faisalabad Railway Postal Codes
  • "Year Book 2017 - 2018 (Operations and History of Pakistan Railways)" (PDF). Ministry of Railways, Government of Pakistan website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 July 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2023.