|Service type||Inter-city rail|
|Current operator(s)||Pakistan Railways|
|Distance travelled||916 kilometres (569 mi)|
|Average journey time||19 hours 05 minutes - 20 hours 25 minutes(average)|
|Train number(s)||3UP (Karachi→Quetta)|
|Catering facilities||Not Available|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||Mainline 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|
Bolan Mail (Urdu: بولان میل) is a passenger train operated daily by Pakistan Railways between Karachi and Quetta. 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
- In April 2022, four people were injured after a collision.
- Karachi City–Kotri Junction via Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
- Kotri Junction–Shikarpur via Kotri–Attock Railway Line
- Shikarpur–Quetta via Rohri–Chaman Railway Line
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- ^ IRFCA: Pakistan Railway Train Names Author: Owais Mughal, Retrieved on 1 July 2013
- ^ "Four injured as Bolan Mail collides with goods train". The Express Tribune. 25 April 2022.