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Kotri Junction railway station

Kotri Junction Station
کوٹری جوڑ اسٹیشن
LocationKotri Station Road
Kotri, Sindh 76000
Pakistan
Coordinates25°22′00″N 68°17′51″E / 25.3668°N 68.2976°E / 25.3668; 68.2976
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
Kotri–Attock Railway Line
Other information
Station codeKOT[1]
Services
Preceding station   Kotri Junction railway station   Following station
Bholari   Line
Karachi-Peshawar Line
  Hyderabad Jn.
Terminus   Line
Kotri-Attock Line
  Jamshoro

Kotri Junction railway station (Urdu: کوٹری جوڑ ریلوے اسٹیشن‎, Sindhi: کوٹری جنکشن ریلوے اسٹیشن) is located in Kotri city, Jamshoro district of Sindh province, Pakistan.

History

Kotri Junction station is among the oldest railway stations in Pakistan. It served as the northern terminus point of the Scinde Railway, which was established in March 1855. A railway line was to be constructed between Karachi and Kotri and work on the Karachi terminus commenced in April 1858. By 13 May 1861, the station opened to the public. This was the first railway line for public traffic between Karachi and Kotri, a distance of 108 miles (174 km).[2][3][4]

Services

The following trains stop at Kotri Junction station:

Preceding station   Pakistan Railways   Following station
Allama Iqbal Express
toward Karachi City
Bolan Mail
toward Quetta
Khyber Mail

See also

References

  1. ^ Official Web Site of Pakistan Railways
  2. ^ Grace’s Guide “Scinde Railway” Retrieved on 2 January 2016
  3. ^ H.M. Government “Statute Law Repeals: Nineteenth Report : Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill; April 2012"; pages 134-135, paragraphs 3.78-3.83 Retrieved on 2 January 2016
  4. ^ "Money Market and City Intelligence", "The Times", Wednesday, 15 June 1859, #23333, 7a.

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