ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Wednesday said that the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) will start operation from Thursday (tomorrow) in the megalopolis.
“It will be made a modern urban transport system and operated initially from Pipri to Karachi City station. The fare has been fixed at Rs 50 per travel,” he said addressing a press conference in Islamabad.
To a query, the minister said elections were held in the most transparent manner in Gilgit-Baltistan. He said the election was the triumph of democracy and the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) will form a government in the region with a two-third majority.
Four trains have been allotted for the KCR track. The trains would run on up and down tracks at intervals of three hours each.
The first train would leave Orangi Town station at 7 am, after which the second train would leave at 10 am.