Indian Railways and Hyderabad MMTS station
Kacheguda railway station
General information
LocationHyderabad, Telangana
Coordinates17°23′22″N 78°29′59″E / 17.38956°N 78.49976°E / 17.38956; 78.49976
Elevation543 m
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Central Railways
Line(s)Kacheguda - Chennai Egmore Line
ConnectionsAuto stand, Taxi stand
Structure typeStandard on ground
AccessibleAvailableDisabled access
Other information
Station codeKCG
Zone(s) South Central Railway zone
Division(s) Hyderabad
Opened1916; 108 years ago (1916)
Electrified2003; 21 years ago (2003)
Kacheguda is located in Hyderabad
Location within Hyderabad
Kacheguda is located in Telangana
Kacheguda (Telangana)
Kacheguda is located in India
Kacheguda (India)

Kacheguda railway station[2] (station code: KCG) is one of the four Central Stations in Hyderabad City of Telangana in India. It is currently operated by the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways. The station was first built during the period of Nizam Osman Ali Khan to create wider connectivity for the state to Western cities like Mumbai through the railway junction at Wadi.[3]

Endowed with central and side domes and accompanying minarets, this station has aspects of Gothic-style architecture. The station handles trains originating for Indore, Bhopal, Aurangabad, Tirupati, Bangalore, Mysuru, Chennai, Delhi, Nanded, Nizamabad, Mangalore, Madurai, and more. Housing many modern passenger amenities, this station now serves as the Headquarters station of the Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway.

In addition to the new terminus building that is constructed which also houses a miniature Rail museum and branded outlets like Café Coffee Day the Zonal Railway has identified the station for development of Multi Functional Complex adjoining to the station building.

Kacheguda railway station in 1922

The facility is getting developed on PPP basis and the bidding process is over and the private concessionaire has been appointed for the project.


Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jah VII, this Station was the Headquarters of the then Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway.[3]


Kacheguda railway station is classified as an A1–category station in the Hyderabad railway division.[4]

Originating express trains

Train No. Train Name Destination Departure Running Route
20703 Kacheguda - Yeshwantpur

Vande Bharat Express

Bengaluru 05:45 Except Wed Kacheguda, Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Yeshwantpur Jn. (Bengaluru)
12789 Kacheguda - Mangalore SF Express Mangalore 06:05 Tue, Fri Mahabubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Katpadi Jn., Jolarpettai, Salem Jn., Erode Jn., Coimbatore Jn., Palakkad, Shoranur Jn., Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod
22715 Kacheguda - Madurai SF Express Madurai Jn. 06:05 Sat Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Chittor, Katpadi Jn., Jolarpettai, Salem Jn., Erode Jn., Karur, Tiruchchirapalli, Dindigul Jn.
17693 Kacheguda - Raichur Express Raichur 06:20 Except Sat Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn.
17652 Kacheguda - Chengalpattu Express Chengalpattu 17:00 All Days Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Arakkonam Jn., Chennai Egmore, Tambaram
17435 Kacheguda - Kurnool City Express Kurnool City 17:35 All Days Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn.
12862 Kacheguda - Visakhapatnam SF Express Visakhapatnam Jn. 18:20 All Days Kazipet Jn., Rayanapadu, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajamundry, Samalkot Jn., Anakapalle
12785 Kacheguda - Mysore Express Mysore Jn. 19:05 All Days Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Hindupur, Yelhanka Jn. ,KSR Bengaluru City Jn., Kengeri. , Mandya
12797 Venkatadri Express Chittor 20:05 All Days Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Gooty Jn., Cuddapah, Renigunta Jn., Tirupati
17603 Kacheguda - Yelhanka Express Yelhanka Jn. 21:05 All Days Mahabubnagar, Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Guntakal Jn., Gooty Jn., Anantapur, Dharmavaram Jn., Hindupur
17252 Kacheguda - Guntur Express Guntur Jn. 21:20 All Days Mahabubnagar, Gadwal Jn., Kurnool City, Dhone Jn., Nandyal, Cumbum, Narsaraopet
17625 Kacheguda - Repalle Express Repalle 22:10 All Days Ghatkesar, Guntur Jn. (Via Nalgonda), Tenali Jn.

MMTS connectivity

The Kacheguda railway station connects Hyderabad City with MMTS Rail Transit, and localities like Kachiguda, Barkatpura, Chaderghat, Narayanguda, Kothi and Abids are accessible from this station.


This station has four pit lines for primary maintenance of trains which are originating from here.


See also


  1. ^ "65 COVID-19 Special Arrivals at Kacheguda SCR/South Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".
  2. ^ "64 COVID-19 Special Departures from Kacheguda SCR/South Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".
  3. ^ a b "Kachiguda Railway Station: Hundred years of history and connectivity. It is believed that the name was given because of the Kachi Community which was dominant in this area".
  4. ^ "Statement showing category-wise No.of stations" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.