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Zero Point railway station (Urdu: زیرو پوائنٹ ریلوے اسٹیشن‎, Sindhi: ذڪر صفر اسٹیشن‎) is the eastern terminus of the Hyderabad–Khokhrapar Branch Line. It is situated 8 km east of Khokhrapar, Sindh and lies on the Pakistan–India border.[2] The station was constructed in February 2006 when Mirpur KhasMunabao 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) railway was converted to the present day 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in). The station is used for immigration and customs of passengers who travel on the Thar Express between Pakistan and India.

Zero Point Station
زیرو پوائنٹ اسٹیشن
Coordinates25°43′55″N 70°15′26″E / 25.7320°N 70.2573°E / 25.7320; 70.2573Coordinates: 25°43′55″N 70°15′26″E / 25.7320°N 70.2573°E / 25.7320; 70.2573
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Hyderabad–Khokhrapar Branch Line
Platforms1
Tracks1
Construction
Platform levelsGround
Other information
Station codeZPT[1]
History
Opened2006
Services
Preceding station   Zero Point railway station   Following station
Khokhropar   Line
Hyderabad-Khokhrapar Branch Line
  Terminus

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Preceding station   Pakistan Railways   Following station
Terminus
Thar ExpressTerminus

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  1. ^ Official Web Site of Pakistan Railways
  2. ^ Chugging along history, Publisher: Dawn News, Published on 19 February 2006, Retrieved on 7 March 2012

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