Karachi: According to a recent news report, The Karachi Circular Railway (KCR)’s track from the City Railway Station to Orangi Station was made operational and accessible to the public after the execution of successful test runs last week.
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The KCR train comprising six coaches that will enable passengers to travel within the city. Each coach can accommodate 100 passengers, 64 seated and 36 standing. The locals expressed their joy at the clearance of encroachments from the station and the resuming of the train services.
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The newly-operational KCR track of 14 kilometers between Orangi and City Station entails six stations and 12 level crossings. The introductory fare is set at Rs. 30, regardless of the distance travelled.
Reportedly, the train will make brief spots at ‘Manghopir, SITE, Shah Abdul Latif, Baldia, Lyari, and Wazir Mansion en route to the City Station’. From then on the train will cover another 60 kilometres towards Dhabeji.
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