Walton railway station (Pakistan)

Coordinates: 31°29′15″N 74°21′15″E / 31.4874°N 74.3542°E / 31.4874; 74.3542
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Walton Station

والٹن اسٹیشن
Walton railway station.jpg
General information
Coordinates31°29′15″N 74°21′15″E / 31.4874°N 74.3542°E / 31.4874; 74.3542
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
Other information
Station codeWTNS
Preceding station Pakistan Railways Following station
Kot Lakhpat
towards Kiamari
Karachi–Peshawar Line Lahore Cantonment

Walton railway station (Urdu: والٹن ریلوے اسٹیشن) is located in Walton cantonment, Lahore district of Punjab province of the Pakistan. It is named after Sir Cusach Walton, son of Frederick Walton.[1]


In March 1930, a training school of North West Railways, now known as Pakistan Railways Academy, was founded which was inaugurated by the then Governor of the Punjab, Sir Geoffrey Fitzhervey de Montmorency.[1]


Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 1998

On the Tuesday morning, 10 March 1998, a bomb blast occurred here in a Lahore-bound train killing at least 10 and wounding more than 80 people. State authorities described the bomb as a timing device that was planted at an earlier stop. Although, no one claimed responsibility but Pakistan's government blamed the attack on its neighbor India.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Walton Cantonment". GlobalSecurity.org.
  2. ^ "Reading Eagle - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02.

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