KCR operations restored between City, Orangi Stations

Marking the completion of an important phase of the rehabilitation


OUR CORRSPONDENT February 11, 2021

KARACHI:

The operations of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) were restored between City and Orangi Stations on Wednesday, marking the completion of an important phase of the rehabilitation of the KCR.

The KCR train, following the restoration of the service along the said track, will leave Orangi Station for City Station at 4.16pm, a covering a distance of 14 kilometres on the track passing through Manghopir, SITE Industrial Area, Baldia, Lyari and Wazir Mansion Station, will reached their destination.

From City Station, the train will leave for Orangi Station, arriving there at 10.10am.

The train comprises five coaches and can accommodate up to 500 persons.

There are six stations along the KCR route between City and Orangi Stations, in addition to 12 level crossings. The passengers will have a pay Rs30 for each trip, irrespective of stations of departure and arrival.

Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan Railways (PR) divisional superintendent in Karachi Muhammad Hanif Gul said the restorations of the train service would make travelling more convenient for Karachi.

He later inspected the KCR track between Orangi and Drigh Road.

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