Karachi Circular Railway is a dysfunctional regional public transit system in Karachi for decades.
KCE served the Karachi metropolitan area between 1969 and 1999.
Recently, The Pakistan Railways (PR) has released the time schedule of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) which is all set to resume operations from today (Nov 18).
According to the details, the first train will depart from Orangi Railway Station at 6:30 am on Thursday for the up track while the local train on down track will depart from Marshalling Yard Pipri Railway Station at 7 am.
The railway authorities have decided to run each train from both stations after every three hours.
Stopovers of the train include Manghopir, SITE, Shah Abdul Latif, Baldia, Lyari, Wazir Mansion, Karachi City Station, Karachi Cantt Station, Departure Yard, Drigh Road, Drigh Colony, Airport, Malir Colony, Malir, Landhi, Jumma Goth, Bin Qasim and Baldia Nullah before reaching the Pipri station at 9:15 am.
The second train will leave Orangi Railway Station at 10 am; the third at 1 pm and the fourth at 4 pm.
For the down track, the local train will depart from Marshalling Yard railway station at 7 am, covering the same.
The charges for a one-sided journey on the train have been fixed for Rs50 for each passenger.