Kacheguda railway station
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|Indian Railway Station|
Kachiguda Railway Station
|Zone(s)||South Central Railway|
|Division(s)||Hyderabad railway division|
Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of the erstwhile Hyderabad State, 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.
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 Proposed Multi functional Complex will provide state of the art facilities to the passengers and public at large which shall include services like, Food Courts, Quick Service Restaurants, Cloak Rooms, Fully Operational Hotel with Banquet Hall, Convenient Stores, Shops, Medical outlets, State of the Art, fully air conditioned Dormitories and many other services.
The facility is getting developed on PPP basis and the bidding process is over and the private concessionaire has been appointed for the project. Once operational the services offered to the passengers will be unparalleled in the South Central Railway Zone.
Kacheguda railway station is classified as an A1–category station in the Hyderabad railway division.
Some important train that origins/terminates :
|Train No.||Train Name||Train Type||Arrivals||Arrival Time||Departures||Departure Time|
|12785||Kacheguda - Bengaluru City Superfast Express||SuperFast||Daily||05:40||Daily||19:05|
- South Central Railway zone
- Secunderabad Junction railway station
- Hyderabad Deccan railway station
- Begumpet railway station
- Lingampally railway station
- Falaknuma railway station
- Malkajgiri railway station
- "Statement showing category-wise No.of stations" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
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