Bolan Mail

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Bolan Mail
Service typeInter-city rail
First service1947
Current operator(s)Pakistan Railways
TerminiKarachi City
Distance travelled916 kilometres (569 mi)
Average journey time19 hours 05 minutes - 20 hours 25 minutes(average)
Service frequencyOperational
Train number(s)3UP (Karachi→Quetta)
4DN (Quetta→Karachi)
On-board services
Disabled accessNil
Seating arrangementsAvailable
Sleeping arrangementsAvailable
Auto-rack arrangementsNil
Catering facilitiesNot Available
Observation facilitiesNil
Entertainment facilitiesNil
Baggage facilitiesNill
Other facilitiesNill
Rolling stockNill
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speedMainline 3 Speed 45 kilometres per hour (28 mph)
- Mainline 2 Speed 48 kilometres per hour (30 mph)
- Mainline 1 Speed 120 kilometres per hour (75 mph)
Track owner(s)Pakistan Railways
Route map
Bolan Mail route map

Bolan Mail (Urdu: بولان میل) is a passenger train operated daily by Pakistan Railways between Karachi and Quetta.[1] The trip takes approximately 20 hours 25 minutes to cover a published distance of 916 kilometres (569 mi), running at 45 kilometres per hour (28 mph) & traveling along a stretch of the Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line, Kotri–Attock Railway Line and Rohri–Chaman Railway Line. The train is named after the famous Bolan Pass, a strategically located pass connecting to Central Asia.

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • In April 2022, four people were injured after a collision.[2]


Station stops[edit]


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  1. ^ IRFCA: Pakistan Railway Train Names Author: Owais Mughal, Retrieved on 1 July 2013
  2. ^ "Four injured as Bolan Mail collides with goods train". The Express Tribune. 25 April 2022.

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