Kacheguda railway station (station code: KCG) is one of the three Central Stations in Hyderabad City of Telangana in India. It is currently operated by the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways. The station was first built during the period of Nizam Osman Ali Khan to create wider connectivity for the state to Western cities like Mumbai through the railway junction at Wadi.
|Indian Railways and Hyderabad MMTS station|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Central Railways|
|Connections||Auto stand, Taxi stand|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Zone(s)||South Central Railway zone|
Endowed with central and side domes and accompanying minarets, this station has aspects of Gothic-style architecture. The station handles trains originating for Indore, Bhopal, Aurangabad, Tirupati, Bangalore, Mysuru, Chennai, Delhi, Nanded, Nizamabad, Mangalore, Madurai, and more. Housing many modern passenger amenities, this station now serves as the Headquarters station of the Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway.
In addition to the new terminus building that is constructed which also houses a miniature Rail museum and branded outlets like Café Coffee Day the Zonal Railway has identified the station for development of Multi Functional Complex adjoining to the station building.
The facility is getting developed on PPP basis and the bidding process is over and the private concessionaire has been appointed for the project.
Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jah VII, this Station was the Headquarters of the then Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway. It is believed that name Kachiguda Railway Station was given because of the Kachhi Community which has a good population residing close to the station. The Kachhis came as infantry and cavalry soldiers from Bundelkhand in the times of Alamgir and earlier Kings.
Kacheguda railway station is classified as an A1–category station in the Hyderabad railway division.
Originating express trainsEdit
|Train No.||Train Name||Destination||Departure||Running||Route|
|17254||Kacheguda - Guntur Express||Guntur Jn.||05:10||All Days||Mahabubhagar, Gadwal, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Nandyal, Cumbum, Narasaraopet|
|12789||Kacheguda - Mangalore Express||Mangalore||06:05||Tue, Fri||Mahabubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Katpadi Jn., Jolarpettai, Salem Jn., Erode Jn., Coimbatore Jn., Palakkad, Shoranur Jn., Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod|
|17615||Kacheguda - Madurai Express||Madurai Jn.||06:05||Sat||Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Chittor, Katpadi Jn., Jolarpettai, Salem Jn., Erode Jn., Karur, Tiruchchirapalli, Dindigul Jn.|
|17693||Kacheguda - Raichur Express||Raichur||06:20||Except Sat||Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn.|
|17652||Kacheguda - Chengalpattu Express||Chengalpattu||17:00||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Arakkonam Jn., Chennai Egmore, Tambaram|
|17435||Kacheguda - Kurnool City Express||Kurnool City||17:35||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn.|
|12862||Kacheguda - Visakhapatnam Express||Visakhapatnam Jn.||18:20||All Days||Kazipet Jn., Rayanapadu, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajamundry, Samalkot Jn., Anakapalle|
|12785||Kacheguda - Mysore Express||Mysore Jn.||19:05||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Hindupur, Yelhanka Jn., KSR Bengaluru City Jn., Mandya|
|12797||Venkatadri Express||Chittor||20:05||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Tirupati|
|17603||Kacheguda - Yelhanka Express||Yelhanka Jn.||21:05||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Guntakal Jn., Gooty Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Hindupur|
|17252||Kacheguda - Guntur Express||Guntur Jn.||21:20||All Days||Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn., Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Nandyal, Cumbum, Narsaraopet|
|17625||Kacheguda - Repalle Express||Repalle||22:10||All Days||Ghatkesar, Guntur Jn. (Via Nalgonda), Tenali Jn.|
- Secunderabad–Falaknuma route (SF Line)
This station has four pit lines for primary maintenance of trains which are originating from here.
- "65 COVID-19 Special Arrivals at Kacheguda SCR/South Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".
- "64 COVID-19 Special Departures from Kacheguda SCR/South Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".
- "Kachiguda Railway Station: Hundred years of history and connectivity".
- "Statement showing category-wise No.of stations" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.