Walton railway station (Pakistan)
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|Coordinates||31°29′15″N 74°21′15″E / 31.4874°N 74.3542°E|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways|
|Line(s)||Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line|
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.
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.
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.
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