Pakistan Express

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Pakistan Express
Overview
Service typeInter-city rail
First service2006
Former operator(s)Pakistan Railways
Route
StartKarachi Cantonment
Stops28
EndRawalpindi
Distance travelled1,315 kilometres (817 mi)
Average journey time25 hours, 50 minutes
Train number(s)45UP (Karachi→Rawalpindi)
46DN (Rawalpindi→Karachi)
On-board services
Class(es)Economy
Sleeping arrangementsAvailable
Catering facilitiesAvailable
Technical
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Track owner(s)Pakistan Railways
Route map
Pakistan Express route map

Pakistan Express (Urdu: پاکستان ایکسپریس‎) is a passenger train operated daily by Pakistan Railways between Karachi and Rawalpindi.[1] The trip takes approximately 25 hours and 50 minutes to cover a published distance of 1,315 kilometres (817 mi), traveling along a stretch of the Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line and Khanewal–Wazirabad Branch Line.[2]

History[edit]

The train was inaugurated on 16 December 2006 by the Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz at Rawalpindi railway station.[3]

Route[edit]

Station stops[edit]

Equipment[edit]

The train offers economy class service only.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRFCA: Pakistan Railway Train Names Author: Owais Mughal, Retrieved on 1 July 2013
  2. ^ https://tribune.com.pk/story/1393347/pakistan-railways-upgrades-pakistan-express-train/
  3. ^ "PM inaugurates Pakistan Express". Dawn News. 17 December 2006. Retrieved 21 October 2012.