Dhudial Railway Station

Dhudial Railway Station is located in a village of Chakwal district of Punjab. This railway station was built during the British government, but now this Railway Station is an Abandoned Railway Station. There are no lines here. This Station was closed in 1993.

At present this Railway Station is showing a scene of ruins .Many rooms were built at this station including the station master office, ticket ghar, lamp room and goods room. Dhudial Railway Station is located on the Chakwal Mandira line. The rooms that were built at this station are in a dilapidated condition. If we talk about Dhadyal, it is it is a village and union council and part of Chakwal Tehsil. It is one of the largest villages of Chakwal and is located about 70 km south of the capital Islamabad. One of the villages like Balkasar, Chawli, Mangwal and Balkasar.

One of the clusters was from the tribal homeland of Kasar. In 1993, the government shut down the 75-km long railway service as unprofitable, and in 1997, its tracks were demolished. According to a report, the scrap of this Railway line was sold at the rate of one and a half rupees per kg to Atafaq Foundry, but this allegation could not be verified by any impartial source. After the closure of the track, most of the Railway Stations and adjacent lands the mafia has closed its claws.

In Chakwal and Dhadial, the valuable Railway land worth billions of rupees is occupied by private and government institutions. Besides, the Railway Station buildings of Chakwal and Bhoun on the same line are also in a dilapidated condition.

In a function in 2007, the District Nazim appealed to Pervez Musharraf to restore the railway track from Mandira to Bhoun, on which the then Minister of Railways visited Chakwal on June 26, 2007, on the instructions of the former President and visited the railway ground. In the public meeting held at the meeting, he announced the re-laying of the railway line and on the same occasion, he also unveiled a plaque for the rehabilitation of the railway station track and said that 6 modern railway stations will be built on this route, but unfortunately the promises have not been fulfilled.

And the claims have not yet been fulfilled and the plaque at the station was torn down by unknown persons after this, the station land was sold, in which the Supreme Court decided the case in 2009 and issued an order not to acquire the government land and lay a new line. The line was visited but its restoration was not possible till date.

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