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Amritsar JN

One of the major railway stations of Northern Railways is the Amritsar railway junction. This station is well connected by various mail and express trains from different parts of our country. New Delhi Express, Amritsar – Katihar Express, Shatabdi Express and Howrah Express are few of the significant trains that are connected to Amritsar railway station. Amritsar bus stand is just 3 km far from its railway station. There is outstanding accommodation facilities available in various hotels located near to its railway station.

Various amenities available at the railway station in Amritsar includes retiring room, waiting room, computerized reservation counters, refreshment room (Non-vegetarian and vegetarian), tourist information counter, book stall, tea stall, telephone booth and G.R.P office.

Distances of major landmarks from Amritsar railway junction: Bus stand is situated at a distance of 2.7 km, Golden temple at 3.2 km, Durgiana temple at 2 km, Maharaja Palace at 4.4 km, Jallianwala Bagh at 3.6 km and Wagah border at 25 km.

Bhatinda JN

One among the largest railway junctions in Asia is the Bhatinda Junction. There are 6 rail routes extending from this junction. The only other railway junction in our country which has got six routes extending from it is the Rewari Junction. There are seven rail routes extending from Mathura Railway Junction and holds the credit of largest junction on our Indian Railway Network.

Pathankot Railway Station

Pathankot is a vital city in our Indian State of Punjab which links Jammu and Kashmir with other parts of our country. Perfectly situated at the junction of three states like Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Pathankot acts as a gateway to all our three northern states. Because of its idealistic position, Pathankot is memorably noted as ‘Cock neck city’. Located at the beautiful foothills of our Dalhousie and Kangra, Pathankot acts as a base point to tour major hill stations in Himachal Pradesh like Dalhousie, McLeod Ganj and Dharamshala. This place is a major focal point for our defence forces (Indian Air Force and Indian Army) and also holds largest military base in whole Asia.

Other Railway Stations in Punjab

  • Ludhiana
  • Jalandhar City
  • Rajpura
  • Firozpur
  • Phagwara
  • Sangrur
  • Lohian Khas
  • Patiala
  • Ahmadgarh
  • Nabha
  • Malout
  • Anandpur Sahib
  • Kapurthala
  • Govind Garh
  • Ramdas
  • Kurali
  • Sarai Banjara

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