Kacheguda railway station

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

Kachiguda Railway Station[2] 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

Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of the erstwhile Hyderabad State, this Station was the Headquarters of the then Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway.

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.

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.

Originating Trains[edit]

The following are express trains that originate or pass through Kachiguda:

Time Table
22117/18 Kachiguda-Guntur AC Double Decker Express(superfast)
Via Malkajgiri, Nalgonda
22119/20 Kachiguda-Tirupathi AC Double Decker Express(superfast)
Via Kurnool, Kadapa, Renigunta
12785/86 Kachiguda-Bangalore City Express(superfast)
Via Kurnool, Dharmavaram
12797/98 Kacheguda-Chittor Venkatadri Express(superfast)
Via Kurnool, Kadapa, Tirupathi
17603/04 Kachiguda-Yesvantpur Express
Via Kurnool, Guntakal, Dharmavaram
17605/06 Kachiguda-Mangalore Central Express
via Kurnool, Renigunta, Katpadi, Kozhikode (Calicut)
17615/16 Kachiguda-Madurai Express
Via Kurnool, Dharmavaram, Katpadi, Erode
17639/40 Kacheguda-Akola Intercity Express
via Malkajgiri, Nizamabad, Nanded, Purna
17651/52 Kachiguda-Chennai Egmore Express
Via Mahboobnagar, Kurnool, Renigunta, Arakkonam
16354/54 Kachiguda-Nagercoil Express
Via Kurnool, Kadapa, Tirupathi, Katpadi, Madurai

See also[edit]

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