Kacheguda railway station

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Kachiguda
Indian Railway Station
Kachiguda railway station, Hyderabad, India.JPG
Kachiguda Railway Station
Location Hyderabad, Telangana
 India
Elevation 543 meters
Platforms 5 [1]
Other information
Station code KCG
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Hyderabad railway division
History
Opened 1916 (102 years)
Electrified 2003
Location
Kachiguda railway station is located in Telangana
Kachiguda railway station
Kachiguda railway station
Location in telangana

Kachiguda Railway Station[2] (station code:KCG) is one of the three Central Stations in Hyderabad City of Telangana in India. It is operated by the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways.

Night view of the station
Kachiguda Railway Station

Endowed with central and side domes and accompanying minarets, this station has aspects of Gothic style architecture. The station handles trains originating for Indore, Bhopal, Aurangabad, Tirupati, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Nanded, Nizamabad, Mangalore, and more. Housing many modern passenger amenities, this station now serves as the Headquarters station of the Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway.

In addition to the new terminus building that is constructed which also houses a miniature Rail museum and branded outlets like Cafe Coffee Day the Zonal Railway has identified the station for development of Multi Functional Complex adjoining to the Station Building.

The facility is getting developed on PPP basis and the bidding process is over and the private concessionaire has been appointed for the project.

History[edit]

Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jah VII, this Station was the Headquarters of the then Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway. It is believed that name Kachiguda Railway Station was given because of the Kachi Community which has a good population residing close to the station. The Kachis came as infantry and cavalry soldiers from Bundelkhand in the times of Alamgir and earlier Kings.

Classification[edit]

Kacheguda railway station is classified as an A1–category station in the Hyderabad railway division.[3]

MMTS connectivity[edit]

The Kachiguda Railway Station connects Hyderabad City with MMTS Rail Transit, and localities like Kachiguda, Barkatpura, Chaderghat, Narayanguda, Kothi and Abids are accessible from this station.

Trains[edit]

This station has 3 pit lines for primary maintenance of Trains which are originating from here and the following are the some of the trains maintained here :

Train No. Train Name Train Type Departures Departure Time
12785 Kacheguda - Bengaluru City Superfast Express SuperFast Daily 19:05
12797 Venkatadri Express SuperFast Daily 20:05
17603 Prashanti Nilayam Express SuperFast Daily 21:05
17652 Kacheguda Chengalpattu Express Super Fast Daily 16:30
57561 Kacheguda - Manmad Passenger Passenger Daily 4:50
57325 Kacheguda - Guntur Passenger Passenger Daily 5:10
57601 Kacheguda - Nizamabad Passenger Passenger Daily 6:00
17615 Kacheguda - Madurai Weekly Express Express Weekly 6:00
17606 Mangalore Central - Kacheguda Express Express Bi-Weekly 6:00
77693 Kacheguda - Raichur DEMU DEMU Daily 6:20
17639 Kacheguda - Akola Intercity Express Express Weekly 7:10
17641 Kacheguda-Narkhed Intercity Express Express Except Monday 7:10
77674 Kacheguda - Miryalaguda DEMU DEMU Daily 9:20
57425 Kacheguda Guntakal Passenger Passenger Daily 9.40
57690 Kacheguda - Nizamabad Passenger Passenger Daily 9:50
57307 Kacheguda - Medchal Passenger Passenger Daily 10.05
16570 Kacheguda - Yesvantpur Express Express Tri-Weekly 14:00
16353 Kacheguda - Nagercoil Weekly Express Express Weekly 16:00
57473 Kacheguda - Bodhan Passenger Passenger Weekly 16:10
17603 Kacheguda - Hubballi - Vasco Da Gama Express Slip Express Selected days 21:05
17625 Delta Fast Passenger Express Daily 22:10

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