|Service type||Inter-city rail|
|First service||9 November 2004|
|Current operator(s)||Pakistan Railways|
|Distance travelled||1,326 kilometres (824 mi)|
|Average journey time||21 hours, 30 minutes|
|Train number(s)||17UP (Karachi→Lalamusa)|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Track owner(s)||Pakistan Railways|
Millat Express (Urdu: ملت ایکسپریس) is a passenger train operated daily by Pakistan Railways between Karachi and Lalamusa. The trip takes approximately 21 hours, 30 minutes to cover a published distance of 1,326 kilometres (824 mi), traveling along a stretch of the Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line, Khanewal–Wazirabad Branch Line and Shorkot–Lalamusa Branch Line.
In June 2021, this train was involved in the 2021 Ghotki rail crash.
- Karachi Cantonment–Khanewal Junction via Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line
- Khanewal Junction–Shorkot Cantonment Junction via Khanewal–Wazirabad Branch Line
- Shorkot Cantonment Junction–Malakwal Junction via Shorkot–Lalamusa Branch Line
|Station Name||Train Code|
|Rahim Yar Khan||2:49||2:51||23:46||23:48|
|Shorkot Cantonment Junction||9:28||9:33||17:25||17:27|
|Toba Tek Singh||10:00||10:02||16:43||16:45|
|Chak Jhumra Junction||12:05||12:06||14:34||14:35|
|Mandi Baha Ud Din||16:48||16:50||10:06||10:08|
The train offers both AC Business and economy accommodations.
In June 2021, the Millat Express was involved in an accident causing at least 65 deaths. The Millat Express derailed initially without involvation of another train, but a few minutes later a further passenger train crashed into the wreckages.
- IRFCA: Pakistan Railway Train Names Author: Owais Mughal, Retrieved on 1 July 2013
- KARACHI: Millat train service for Faisalabad inaugurated, Published in Dawn News on 11 November 2004. Retrieved on 21 October 2012
- "Pakistan Railways: Management of three more trains to be privatised". The Express Tribune. 4 November 2011.
- "Millat Express Train - 17UP Timing Schedule & Stations". Urdupoint.com.
- "Millat Express Train - 18DN Timing Schedule & Stations". Urdupoint.com.
- "At least 38 people dead after two express trains crash".
- "Official: Death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan train collision". 8 June 2021.