Pakistan Train Travel is my hobby in this Train video exploring Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Peshawar to Rawalpindi complete train route journey with Pakistan Railway Train Awam Express. places in Peshawar visited Bollywood Star Raj Kapoor Family’s Haveli (Old House), Fort Bala Hissar, Qissa Khawani Bazar, Khyber Pass and Masjid Mohabat Khan. Pakistan Railway own 12,000 Km of broad gauge 5 foot 6-inch railway track except for few commercial narrow gauge Tracks. Peshawar to Rawalpindi train route is almost 180 Km. Train route was constructed by British Raj in 1884 during the Rule on India and as the western Indian Railway. 24 May 1883 Attock bridge was constructed on Indus river at Khurd Attock Punjab to Khairabad NWFP nowadays Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Train route is from west Afghanistan border Landi Kotal to Peshawar is suspended but Trains from Peshawar Cantt Railway station to Lahore Railway Station, Quetta Railway Station and Karachi Cantt Railway Station are running Daily. This route is along Historical Grand Trunk Road, GT Road. ( Sher Shah Suri Road from Kabul Afghanistan To Pakistan Lahore To India till Dhaka Bangladesh).
Jaffar express, Khayber Mail are daily going to Quetta and Karachi.
Peshawar is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It also serves as the administrative center and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. near the eastern end of the historic Khyber Pass, close to the border with Afghanistan,
The Mohabat Khan Mosque is named after the Mughal governor of Peshawar, Nawab Mahabat Khan bin Ali Mardan Khan, known as Mahabat Khan and Ali Mardan Khan, who served under Emperors Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb.
The Mosque was built between 1660 and 1670 on what was the highest point in the old city.
The minarets of the Mohabbat Khan Mosque were frequently used in Sikh times for hanging prisoners,as a substitute for the gallows. Following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, refugee tribal elders would congregate in the mosque in order to forge unity amongst Afghans against the Soviets.
Peshawar Cantt railway station to Rawalpindi junction distance is almost 180 Km. 14 Down Awam Express is ready to Go Karachi but our journey till Rawalpindi.
The video is created for whom never been Khyber Pakhtonkhaw, or on This train route.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa formerly the North-West Frontier Province, or NWFP, runs for over 1,100 kilometers along the border with Afghanistan. Peshawar is the capital, and the heart of the province is the fertile Vale of Peshawar, which is watered by the Kabul and Swat rivers.
Area is almost 74,521 sq km, Population 30.52 Million.
Kabul River rises in the Sanglakh Range in Afghanistan, separated from the watershed of the Helmand by the Unai Pass. It is the main river in the eastern part of Afghanistan. It flows 700 km before joining the Indus River near Attock. It passes through the cities of Kabul, Chaharbagh, Jalalabad, and (flowing into Pakistan some 30 km north of the Khyber Pass) Nowshera. The major tributaries of the Kabul River are the Logar, Panjshir, Kunar and Alingar and Bara rivers.
Khair Abad Kund is the name of a small town, which is located between River Indus and River Kabul. Govt. has constructed a recreational park on this spot. The park is known as Kund Park. It is situated on the place, where Attock (Punjab) ends and NWFP starts. There is a small zoo inside the Kund Park.
Attock Fort was built at Attock Khurd during the reign of Akbar the Great from 1581 to 1583 under the supervision of Khawaja Shamsuddin Khawafi to protect the passage of the River Indus.
The Indus River is one of the longest rivers in Asia. Originating in the Tibetan Plateau (China) in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar, the river runs a course through the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir (India), towards Gilgit-Baltistan and then flows in a southerly direction along the entire length of Pakistan to merge into the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi in Sindh. It is the longest river and national river of Pakistan.
There are several Railway Tunnels before Attock Railway Bridge.
Attock Bridge is situated between Attock Khurd and Khairabad Kund on Indus river.
Railway Stations on This Train Route are
Peshawar Cantt and City Station, Pabbi, Nasirpur, Akora Khatak, Nowshehra, Jahangir Road, Attock Khurd, Attock City, Taxila, Hasan Abdal, Margala, Golra Sharif, Rawalpindi Railway Station.
For more Information about Pakistan Railway Trains Times, Train Running Status, Railway inquiry, train inquiry, Railway booking Tickets, Railway reservation and train schedule visit National Rail website of Pak Rail
Traveling Balochistan by Train
Rawalpindi to Lahore Train route Journey
LalaMusa to Sargodha Train Route Journey