Koh-e-Taftan railway station

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Koh-e-Taftan Station

کوہ تفتان اسٹیشن
General information
Coordinates28°58′21″N 61°33′25″E / 28.9726°N 61.5570°E / 28.9726; 61.5570Coordinates: 28°58′21″N 61°33′25″E / 28.9726°N 61.5570°E / 28.9726; 61.5570
Owned byMinistry of Railways
Line(s)Quetta-Taftan Railway Line
Other information
Station codeTFT
Preceding station Pakistan Railways Following station
towards Quetta
Quetta–Taftan Line Boundary Pillar
towards Zahedan
Koh-e-Taftan Station is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Koh-e-Taftan Station
Koh-e-Taftan Station
Location within Balochistan, Pakistan
Koh-e-Taftan Station is located in Pakistan
Koh-e-Taftan Station
Koh-e-Taftan Station
Koh-e-Taftan Station (Pakistan)

Koh-e-Taftan Railway Station (Urdu: کوہ تفتان اسٹیشن, Balochi: کوہی تفتان اسٹیشن) (or Kūh-i-Taftān)[1] is in Taftan a dry, elevated, mountainous town in Pakistan. The country's most western station, it is the last station in Pakistan on the Quetta-Taftan Railway Line before crossing into Iran and serves the town notable for the east-west trunk road. It is in the western projection of the far western province, Balochistan.

It is 62 kilometres (39 mi) northeast of the thermally active dark peak or small massif also called Taftan, wholly in Iran.

The border, less than 700 metres west, on the line sits at approximately 61.54° east, whereas Pakistan's easternmost station, Chak Amru, in Punjab, lies in an upper valley at about 75.2° east (of the Prime Meridian).

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