Bahawalpur Railway Station is located in Bahawalpur city, Bahawalpur district. It is a major railway station of Pakistan Railways on Karachi-Peshawar main line. Bahawalpur, is a city located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Bahawalpur is the 12th largest city in Pakistan with an estimated population of 798,509. Bahawalpur was once the capital of the former princely state of Bahawalpur ruled by Nawabs. The Nawabs of Bahawalpur were regarded as part of the Rajputana States, the majority of which now form the bulk of the neighbouring Indian state of Rajasthan. The main crops for which Bahawalpur is recognised are cotton, sugarcane, wheat, sunflower seeds, rape/mustard seed and rice. Bahawalpur was founded in 1748, in a region near the historical city of Uch, which was once a stronghold of the Delhi Sultanate. The city and princely state acceded to Pakistan on 7 October 1947 when Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V Bahadur joined Pakistan in 1947. Landmarks “Royal Palaces”: Noor Mahal, Darbar Mahal, Gulzar Mahal, Nishat Mahal. Gates: Fareed Gate, Derawi Gate, Ahmedpuri Gate. Mosques: Abbasi Mosque, Jamia Masjid Al Sadiq. Bazars: Shahi Bazar, Rangeela Bazar. Museums: Bhawalpur Museum.