Video: New KCR bogies roll into Karachi
Service to resume on Thursday
New bogies for the Karachi Circular Railway have arrived and are ready to hit the track from Thursday. Many people reached City railway station to see them. The inner-city service is being restored after 21 years. It was was discontinued in 1999 over financial losses. Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said that four trains will leave from Landhi and four from Orangi town to begin with from Thursday. They will depart at 7am, 10am, 1pm and 4pm. The service is expected to provide relief to commuters from the outskirts of Karachi by connecting them to the centre of the city where may people work.