Okara Cantonment railway station
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways|
|Line(s)||Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line|
|Previous names||Gambar Station|
On September 29, 1957, a Karachi-bound express passenger train collided at full speed with a stationary oil-tanker train before midnight, on Gambar Railway Station. 300 people were killed and 150 wounded by the accident.
- Official Web Site of Pakistan Railways Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- "Trains collide in Pakistan - Sep 29, 1957". HISTORY.com. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- Edgar A. Haine (1993). Railroad Wrecks. Associated University Presses. ISBN 9780845348444. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- "More Than 100 Killed In Rail Collision". The Canberra Times. 31, (9, 289). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 2 October 1957. p. 1. Retrieved 31 July 2016 – via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
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