Salient Features

Salient Features of Revived KCR:

  • KCR will be revived as a Modern Commuter System to meet the essential transportation need of the citizens of Karachi.
  • Route length: 43.12Km dual tracks (elevated 22.86Km,tunnel 3.93km,ground 16.33km) with 24 stations
  • Trains will operate at 6min. headway/interval: Passengers/Train 1391: Per Day: 0.698Ml.
  • Electric traction infrastructure with modernized signaling & telecommunication system
  • Interchange facilities with proposed BRT, LRT & connectivity with existing road network
  • Provisions of segmental fare level compatible to bus fare
  • Computerized ticketing , automated gates, vending machines and elevators
  • The Floor level of the coaches will be same as platform level.
  • Provision of Reliable power supply through grid network.
  • Stations will be provided at the distance of each 1.5 KM to 2 KM
  • KCR route will be free from level crossing
  • The entire KCR will be provided with electric traction infrastructure
  • Modernized signaling & telecommunication system.
  • Every train will be comprised of 6 coaches.
  • Every train will be provided separate ladies accommodation.
  • Trains are equipped with Automatic break control (ABS) System.
  • Increased convenience for elderly and special persons.
  • Lost & Found department on each station.
  • Safety & security facilities will be available at each station.