Ludhiana Junction railway station
Ludhiana Junction (station code: LDH) is a railway station located in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab and serves Ludhiana. It is located in about the centre of the city and is among the most busiest railway stations of Punjab. It is also among the cleanest of railway stations of India.
|Indian Railway Junction Station|
Entrance of Ludhiana Junction
|Elevation||246 metres (807 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Northern Railway|
Ludhiana-Lohian Khas line
|Tracks||Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
The railway stationEdit
Ludhiana railway station is at an elevation of 246 metres (807 ft) and was assigned the code – LDH.
The Ludhiana-Jakhal line was laid in 1901, possibly by the Southern Punjab Railway Co.
The extension from the Macleodganj (later renamed Mandi Sadiqganj and now in Pakistan) railway line to Ludhiana was opened by the Southern Punjab Railway Company in 1905.
The Mandi Gobindgarh-Ludhiana sector was electrified in 1996–97.
Ludhiana is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.
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