Pathankot Cantonment railway station
|Location||National Highway 44, Pathankot, Punjab|
|Elevation||328 metres (1,076 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Northern Railways|
Kangra Valley Railway
|Tracks||Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Zone(s)||Northern Railway zone|
Railways around Pathankot
Chakki Bank railway station was renamed Pathankot Cantonment railway station in 2013.
The railway station
Pathankot Cantonment railway station was at an elevation of 328 metres (1,076 ft) and was assigned the code – PTKC.
The line from Jalandhar City to Mukerian was constructed in 1915. The Mukerian–Pathankot line was built in 1952. The construction of the Pathankot–Jammu Tawi line was initiated in 1965, after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, and opened in 1971.
Electrification work of the Jalandhar–Jammu line was completed in 2015.
Pathankot Cantonment had a steam loco shed which had now been decommissioned.
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|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|Northern Railway zone||
|Northern Railway zone||Terminus|