DHR to celebrate 20 yrs of World Heritage declaration; North East India 24

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) which was declared as World Heritage site on 5th December, 1999 is going to celebrate 20 years of “World Heritage” declaration by UNESCO…

Source: DHR to celebrate 20 yrs of World Heritage declaration

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Kalka-Shimla train turns 116 today; Raaja Bhasin; Tribune India

Today, the Kalka-Shimla Railway line turns 116. On November 9, 1903, with a steam locomotive pulling passenger coaches out of Kalka, the train had its first commercial run. The line was an extension of the Delhi-Ambala-Kalka branch of the East Indian Railway.

Source: Kalka-Shimla train turns 116 today

How the Shimla-Kalka special heritage train has been attracting tourists; ANI

Besides welcoming tourists, the railway authorities here have also been sensitising passengers on cleanliness and preservation of heritage. The Kalka Shimla railway line was declared a UNESCO world heritage line in 2008…

Source: How the Shimla-Kalka special heritage train has been attracting tourists

How to book Shimla toy train: Step by step guide; India Today

Follow these simple steps to book the Shimla to Kalka toy train.

Source: How to book Shimla toy train: Step by step guide 

The Track Less Travelled; Natalia Ahmed; Khaleej Times

India’s mountain railways are sure to take your breath away with its awe-inspiring views…

Source: The Track Less Travelled

Nilgiri Mountain Railway: As old as the hills; Sofia Juliet R; The Hindu

First stop: The train on its way to Kallar station, the first stop after Mettupalayam. Between Mettupalayam and Coonoor, the line uses a rack-and-pinion system to help it along the steep gradient.

Source: Nilgiri Mountain Railway: As old as the hills

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…

Source: All aboard the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – in pictures

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

Source: Joy ride in the Shimla hills on heritage toy train

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.

Source: Jagranjosh.com

History on wheels; Rohini Ramakrishnan; The Hindu

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

Source: History on wheels

Snow Spell: Kalka Shimla Heritage train journey! See pics and Watch video; Times Now News

Operational since 1903, Kalka Shimla Hill Railways is one of the most iconic railway routes in the country which has completed 116 years. The UNESCO World Heritage site is a magical experience.

Source: Snow Spell: Kalka Shimla Heritage train journey! See pics and Watch video | Business News