Bathinda railway station is located in Bathinda in the Indian state of Punjab . Bathinda railway station is at an elevation of 208 metres (682 ft) and was assigned the code – BTI Bathinda is classified as an “A category” station in Ambala railway division. Bathinda is well connected by rail to almost all major cities like New Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Lucknow, Jaipur, Patna, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Jammu, Udhampur, Amritsar. Bathinda railway station is the main terminal station is located on the Delhi-Fazilka line of Northern Railway. Six rail routes extend from it.The Shatabdi Express connects New Delhi to Bathinda on Saturday and Monday.
The Rajputana-Malwa Railway extended the 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) wide metre gauge Delhi-Rewari line to Bathinda in 1884.The Bathinda-Rewari metre gauge line was converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge in 1994.
The Southern Punjab Railway Co. opened the Delhi-Bathinda-Samasatta line in 1897.
In 1901-02, the metre gauge Jodhpur-Bikaner line was extended to Bathinda by Jodhpur-Bikaner Railway. It was subsequently converted to broad gauge.
Bathinda railway station has two double-bedded non-AC retiring rooms chargeable @ Rs. 100 for 24 hours. Other amenities at Bathinda railway station include: waiting rooms (separate for upper and second class, and for males and females) with bathing facilities, refreshment rooms, cloak room, book and essential goods stalls, public phone and internet facilities, water coolers, and pay & use toilets.
Bathinda or Bhatinda (Punjabi: ਬਠਿੰਡਾ) (Hindi: बठिंडा) (Hindi: भटिंडा )(known by Invaders as Tabar-e-Hind or Tabarhindh meaning the Gateway to India) is a city and Municipal Corporation in Southern part of Punjab.The city, named after the Bhati kings, is one of the oldest cities in Punjab, India and the current administrative headquarters of Bathinda District. It is in northwestern India in the Malwa Region, 225 km west of the capital city of Chandigarh and is the fifth largest city of Punjab. Bathinda is nicknamed the ‘City of Lakes’, courtesy of the artificial lakes in the city.The first empress of India, Razia Sultan was imprisoned in the Qila Mubarak fort in Bathinda.
Bathinda is a home of Central University of Punjab and upcoming AIIMS. Bathinda is home to two modern thermal power plants, Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant and Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant at Lehra Mohabbat. The city has a fertilizer plant, a large oil refinery,Bathinda is home of two cement plants, Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement Limited. A zoo, and a historic Qila Mubarak fort. Bathinda is one of the largest food grain and cotton markets in northern India; the area around Bathinda is a prolific grape growing area. It is one of the leading cities in education in Punjab. It is one of the fastest growing major cities of Punjab.
Three national highways,NH 15 (connecting Samakhiali in Gujarat with Pathankot in Punjab) NH-7 (Fazilka – Badrinath National Highway) and NH-54 (Jaipur – Pathankot National Highway)(according to the new numbering of highways) pass through the city. The city is also one of the largest railway junctions of India with six lines emanating from it. The army cantonment of Bathinda is also one of the largest in Asia. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the region.City bus service has also introduced in the city.
Some Trains passes Through Bhatinda Junction:
13008Udyan Abha Toofan Exp
15910 Avadh Assam Exp
19108 Janambhoomi Exp
15909 Avadh Assam Exp
12138 Punjab Mail SF
13008 Link Exp
54572 Sri Ganganagar-Rewari Passanger
14712 Sri Ganganagar-Haridwar Intercity Exp
12482 Sri Ganganagar-New Delhi Exp
13007 Hawra-Sri Ganganagar Udyan Abha Exp.
12455 S.Rohila- Sri Ganganagar Exp AC(1,3,5)
14732 Bathinda- New Delhi Exp.
14712 Sri Ganganagar-haridwar Intercity Exp.