Karachi Cantonment railway station

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Karachi Cantonment
کراچی چھاونی
Karachi Cantt st 1.jpg
Train departing from Karachi Cantonment Railway Station
Cantt. Station (KHI) is located in Karachi
Cantt. Station (KHI)
Cantt. Station (KHI)
Location of Karachi Cantt. Station within Karachi
Coordinates 24°50′38″N 67°02′28″E / 24.8438°N 67.0412°E / 24.8438; 67.0412Coordinates: 24°50′38″N 67°02′28″E / 24.8438°N 67.0412°E / 24.8438; 67.0412
Owned by Ministry of Railways
Line(s) Karachi–Peshawar Main Line
Platforms 08
Tracks 08
Connections Bus stand/Bus stop, Taxicab stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (On Ground Station)
Other information
Station code KC[2]
History
Previous names Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Karachi Cantonment railway station (Urdu: کراچی چھاونی ریلوے اسٹیشن ‎‎)(often abbreviated as Karachi Cantt.) is one of the principal railway stations in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated near Dr Daud Pota Road, Saddar. It was earlier known as Frere Street Station. Construction of the station began in 1896 and was completed in 1898 at a total cost of Rs. 80,000.[3] The present building of Karachi Cantt station has been declared a protected heritage site by the Government of Sindh.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The Karachi Cantonment railway station is equipped with current and advance reservation offices to book seats, an ATM, and cargo and parcel services. Other amenities include a large parking lot, book shops, food and drink stalls, and restaurant franchises like Rehmat-e-Shereen and Pizza Hut near platform 1.

Train services from Karachi Cantonment [5][edit]

Train Name Train Code Stations
Allama Iqbal Express 9 UP, 10 DN Karachi Cantt, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Nawabshah, Mehrabpur, Rohri Jn, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Bahawalpur, Dunyapur, Jehanian, Khanewal Jn, Sahiwal, Okara Cantt, Pattoki, Kot Radha Kishen, Raiwind Jn, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore Jn, Shahdara Bagh Jn, Narang, Baddomalhi, Narowal, Kila Sobha Singh, Pasrur, Chawinda, Sialkot Jn
Awam Express 13 UP, 14 DN Karachi Cantt, Landhi, Jungshahi, Jhimpir, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Pad Idan, Bhiria Road, Mehrabpur, Setharja, Ranipur, Gambat, Khairpur, Rohri Jn, Pano Akil, Ghotki, Mirpur Mathelo, Daharki, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Liaquatpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Samasata Jn, Bahawalpur, Shujabad, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Chichawatni, Sahiwal, Okara Cantt, Pattoki, Kot Radha Kishan, Raiwand Jn, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore Jn, Gujranwala, Wazirabad Jn, Gujrat, Lala Musa Jn, Kharian Cantt, Jhelum, Gujar Khan, Chak Lala, Rawalpindi, Taxila Jn, Hasan Abdal, Attock Jn, Jehangira Road, Nowshera Jn, Peshawar City, Peshawar Cantt
Bahauddin Zakaria Express 25 UP, 26 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Landhi Jn, Jungshahi, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Daur, Mehrabpur, Rohri Jn, Mando Dairo, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur Jn, Liaquatpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Samasata Jn, Bahawalpur, Lodhran Jn, Gilawala, Shujabad, Multan Cantt
Bolan Mail 3 UP, 4 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Landhi, Jhimpir, Kotri Jn, Sind University, Sehwan Sharif, Bhan Sayadabad, Dadu, Rahmani Nangar, Radhan, Badah, Larkana, Shah Nawaz Bhutto, Shikarpur, Jacobabad Jn, Dera Allah Yar, Dera Murad Jamali, Sibi Jn, Aab-e-gum, Mach, Kolpur, Quetta
Fareed Express 37 UP, 38 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Landhi, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Odero Lal, Tando Adam, Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Padidan, Mehrabpur, Rohri Jn, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Liaqatpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Mubarakpur, Samasata, Bahawalpur, Lodhran Jn, Jamraniwah, Kehror Pacca, Mailsi, Noor Shah, Vehari, Machhianwala, Burewala, Gagoo, Arifwala, Pakpattan, Haveli Lakha, Wasawewala, Basirpur, Ahmadabad, Kanganpur, Kul Mokal, Usman Wala, Khudian Khas, Kasur, Raja Jang, Raiwind Jn, Kot Lakhpat, Walton, Lahore Cantt, Lahore Jn
Hazara Express 11 UP, 12 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Drigh Road, Landhi Jn, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Nawabshah, Bhiria Road, Lakha Road Mehrabpur Jn, Rohri Jn, Pano Akil, Mirpur Mathelo, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur Jn, Liaquatpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Mubarakpur, Samasata Jn, Bahawalpur, Shujabad, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Jhang Sadar, Sillanwali, Shaheenabad Jn, Sargodha Jn, Bhalwal, Malakwal Jn, Mandi Bahauddin, Lala Musa Jn, Jhelum, Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi, Taxila Jn, Haripur Hazara, Havelian
Karachi Express 15 UP, 16 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Rohri Jn, Bahawalpur, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Sahiwal, Raiwind Jn, Lahore Jn
Karakoram Express 41 UP, 42 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Nawabshah, Rohri Jn, Khanewal Jn, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Khushhal Khan Khattak Express 19 UP, 20 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Landhi Jn, Marshalling Yard Pipri, Kotri Jn, Sind University, Sehwan Sharif, Dadu, Piaro Goth, Rahmani Nangar, Radhan, Badah, Mohenjo-Daro, Larkana Jn, Shah Nawaz Bhutto, Shikarpur, Jacobabad Jn, Kandhkot, Kashmor Colony, Mithan Kot, Rajanpur, Jampur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Shadan Lund, Kot Adu Jn, Kot Sultan, Leiah, Karor, Bhakkar, Darya Khan, Kallur Kot, Piplan, Kundian Jn, Mianwali, Daud Khel Jn, Injra, Chhab, Jhamat, * Uchhri, Jand Jn, Basal Jn, Jhalar, Attock City Jn, Jehangira Road, Akora Khattak, Nowshera Jn, Pabbi, Peshawar City, Peshawar Cantt
Khyber Mail 1 UP, 2 DN Karachi Cantt', Landhi, Hyderabad Jn, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Rohri Jn, Pano Akil, Ghotki, Mirpur Mathelo, Daharki, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan. Khanpur, Liaquatpur, Dera Nawab Sahib, Samasata Jn, Bahawalpur, Lodhran Jn, Shujabad, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Mian Channun, Chichawatni, Sahiwal, Okara Cantt, Pattoki, Raiwind Jn, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore Jn, Gujranwala, Wazirabad Jn, Gujrat, Lala Musa Jn, Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Attock city Jn, Jehangira Road, Nowshera, Peshawar City, Peshawar Cantt
Millat Express 17 UP, 18 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Rohri Jn, Bahawalpur, Khanewal Jn, Abdul Hakeem, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Toba Tek Singh, Faisalabad, Chak Jhumra Jn, Chiniot, Shaheenabad Jn, Sargodha Jn
Night Coach Express 43 UP, 44 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Nawabshah, Rohri Jn, Bahawalpur, Multan Cantt, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Pak Business Express Karachi Cantt, Rohri Jn, Khanewal Jn, Lahore Jn
Pakistan Express 45 UP, 46 DN Karachi Cantt, Landhi, Hyderabad Jn, Rohri Jn, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Bahawalpur, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Abdul Hakeem, Shorkot Cantt Jn, Toba Tek Singh, Gojra, Faisalabad, Sangla Hill Jn, Hafizabad, Alipur Chatta, Wazirabad Jn, Gujrat, Lala Musa Jn, Jhelum, Rawalpindi
Shalimar Express 27 UP, 28 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Mehrabpur Jn, Rohri Jn, Rahim Yar Khan, Bhawalpur, Multan Cantt, Faisalabad, Lahore Jn
Sukkur Express 145 UP, 146 DN Karachi City, Karachi Cantt, Drigh Colony, Landhi, Kotri Jn, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Kot-Laollo, Pad Idan, Bhiria Road, Lakha Road, Mehrabpur, Setharja, Ranipur Riyasat, Gambat, Khairpur, Rohri Jn, Sukkur, Shikarpur, Jacobabad Jn
Tezgam 7 UP, 8 DN Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Jn, Tando Adam, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Rohri Jn, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Bhawalpur, Multan Cantt, Khanewal Jn, Mian Channu, Chichawatni, Sahiwal, Okara Cantt, Pattoki, Kot Radha Kishan, Raiwind Jn, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore Jn, Gujranwala, Lalamusa Jn, Jhelum, Gujar Khan,Rawalpindi
Thar Express
International
Karachi Cantt' Karachi, Pakistan, Bhagat Ki Kothi, Jodhpur, India [6]

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