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
Station statistics
Connections Bus stand/Bus stop, Taxicab stand
Structure type Standard (On Ground Station)
Platforms 08
Tracks 08
Other information
Owned by Ministry of Railways

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. The construction of the station was started in 1896 and was completed in 1898 at a total cost of Rs. 80,000.[1] The present building of Karachi Cantt station has been declared a ‘Protected Heritage’ by the Government of Sindh.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The Karachi Cantonment railway station has all the facilities which a large station like it must possess. A large parking lot is there to park vehicles. It has Current and Advance Reservation Offices for book seats in trains. 1 ATM machines is also exists there. Food and drink stalls and book Shops are found on platforms. Some restaurants like Rehmat-e-Shereen and Pizza Hut have their branches at platform No.1. Cargo and Parcel service is also available here.

Train services from Karachi Cantonment [3][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, 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, Rawalpindi
Thar Express
International
Karachi Cantt' Karachi, Pakistan, Bhagat Ki Kothi, Jodhpur, India [4]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Dawn Newspaper Article on Karachi Cantt.
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ http://www.pakrail.com/train_timings.php?pid=33 Trains from Karachi
  4. ^ http://www.geo.tv/12-4-2010/75294.htm

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°50′39.87″N 67°02′33.21″E / 24.8444083°N 67.0425583°E / 24.8444083; 67.0425583