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Karachi Cantonment Station Entrance
Karachi, Sindh 74000
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways|
|Line(s)||Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line|
Karachi Circular Railway
|Connections||22-A, 1-D, 4-H, 19-D|
|Structure type||Standard, At Ground|
|Previous names||Frere Street Station|
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. The present building of Karachi Cantt station has been declared a protected heritage site by the Government of Sindh.
|G||Street Level||Exit/Entrance & Ticket Counter|
|P1||FOB, Side platform, No-1 doors will open on the left/right|
|FOB, Island platform, No- 2 doors will open on the left/right|
|Island platform, No- 3 doors will open on the left/right|
|FOB, Island platform, No- 4 doors will open on the left/right|
|Island platform, No- 5 doors will open on the left/right|
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.
The following trains originate/stop at Karachi Cantonment station:
|Preceding station||Pakistan Railways||Following station|
|Terminus||Allama Iqbal Express||
toward Sialkot Junction
|Terminus||Green Line Express||
|Bahauddin Zakaria Express||
toward Multan Cantonment
|Khushhal Khan Khattak Express|
toward Malakwal Junction
|Terminus||Night Coach Express|
|Terminus||Pak Business Express|
toward Jacobabad Junction
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