Raiwind Junction railway station
رائے ونڈ جنکشن
|Coordinates||31°15′06″N 74°13′24″E / 31.2517°N 74.2233°E|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways|
|Line(s)||Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line|
Lodhran–Raiwind Branch Line
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.
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.
It was reconstructed in 2016.
- ^ Fahad (2023-04-28). "Fahad: Raiwind Junction Railway Station". Fahad. Retrieved 2023-04-29.
- ^ "Area of focus: Railways spent 97% of funds on Punjab stations". The Express Tribune. February 10, 2017.