Years Of Negligence By Govt Puts Darjeeling’s Toy Train’s ‘World Heritage’ Tag In Danger; Bobins Abraham; India Times

Built in 1881, the 88 km long Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1999.

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Eight thrilling rides in bucket-list destinations; Julie Miller; Stuff

Traveller’s team of globetrotting writers nominate journeys that were the “ride of their life”.

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All aboard the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – in pictures; The National

The narrow-gauge railway runs from 100-metres above sea level at New Jalpaijuri to 2,200m in Darjeeling…

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Joy ride in the Shimla hills on heritage toy train; Millenium Post

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Top 10 experiences on a family holiday in the hills; Lonely Planet

The hills are calling!

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Darjeeling: Train stops, driver removes bike from tracks, moves on; Pankaj Dhungel; East Mojo 

This is a common sight in the hill district. Not every vehicle, however, gets lucky as a recent accident on the railway line showed…

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Mountain Railways of India: Facts at a Glance; Jagran Josh; Hemant Pratap Singh


The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway and the Kalka–Shimla Railway have collectively been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.

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Incredible Facts About Indian Railways That You Probably Never Knew; Suhasini Reddy; The Hans India

Facts everyone should know about Indian Railways that you might not be aware of.

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The ride of your life: Eight thrilling journeys that are better than the destination; Traveller.com.au

I just can’t help reliving, in my dreams, that ride of my life.

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History on wheels; Rohini Ramakrishnan; The Hindu

Go back in time with a ride on these historic and magnificent mountain railways in India.

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