Karachi Cantonment railway station

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Karachi Cantonment Station
کراچی چھاؤنی اسٹیشن
Karachi cantt. station full facade.JPG
Karachi Cantonment Station Entrance
Location Daudpota Road
Karachi, Sindh 74000
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 Railway Line
Karachi Circular Railway
Platforms 8
Tracks 8
Connections Local Transit 22-A, 1-D, 4-H, 19-D
Structure type Standard
Other information
Station code KC[1]
Previous names Frere Street Station
Preceding station   Karachi Cantonment railway station   Following station
Karachi City   Line
Karachi–Peshawar Line
  Departure Yard
Karachi City   Line
Karachi Circular Railway
Cantt. Station (KHI) is located in Karachi
Cantt. Station (KHI)
Cantt. Station (KHI)
Location of Karachi Cantt. Station within Karachi

Karachi Cantonment railway station (Urdu: کراچی اردوگاه اسٹیشن‎) (often abbreviated as Karachi Cantt) is one of the principal railway stations in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated near Dr. Daudpota 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.[2] The present building of Karachi Cantt station has been declared a protected heritage site by the Government of Sindh.[3]


Karachi Cantonment Station is equipped with all basic facilities. The station has current and advance reservation offices for Pakistan Railways as well as cargo and parcel facilities. Retail shops are found on platform 1, including restaurants such as Rehmat-e-Shereen and Pizza Hut.


Track of Cantt Station

The following trains originate/stop at Karachi Cantonment station:[4]

Preceding station   Pakistan Railways   Following station
Terminus Allama Iqbal Express
Terminus Awam Express
Terminus Green Line Express
toward Islamabad
Bahauddin Zakaria Express
Bolan Mail
toward Quetta
Fareed Express
Hazara Express
toward Havelian
Terminus Karachi Express
Karakoram Express
Khushhal Khan Khattak Express
Terminus Khyber Mail
Terminus Millat Express
Terminus Night Coach Express
Terminus Pak Business Express
Terminus Pakistan Express
toward Rawalpindi
Terminus Shalimar Express
Sukkur Express
Terminus Tezgam
toward Rawalpindi
Terminus Thar Express


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Official Web Site of Pakistan Railways
  2. ^ [1] Dawn Newspaper Article on Karachi Cantt.
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-07. Retrieved 2010-06-13.  Trains from Karachi

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