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Karachi Circular Railway to Resume Service From 19th Nov 2020

The KCR project is 12.63 kilometer at grade (on the ground), and 30.75 kilometer elevated with 24 railway stations out of which 14 will be elevated.

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Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) service will partially resume service from November 19, after a 21-year closure.

Pakistan Railways have brought ten bodies, a power van, and two engines to Karachi on Monday for the KCR.

The engine, power van along with 10 bogies had left for Karachi from Rawalpindi on Sunday.

According to the official press release issued earlier by Pakistan Railways, eight up and down passenger trains will run daily, for which the maximum fare will be Rs50.

The  KCR train service in first phase will run from Pipri station will pass through Landhi, Malir, Drigh Road, Cantt, City, Kemari, Wazir Mansion, Lyari, Gulbai, Site, Shah Abdul Latif, and Orangi stations.

The schedule for the train service is as follows:

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KCR service, which was originally scheduled to resume from November 16 but was delayed due to the non-finalisation of the arrangements.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.