The Northeast Frontier Railway zone of Indian Railways has decided to operate the evening service of one pecial joyride under the toy train service of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways for the upcoming annual Ghum Festival.
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Among the numerous railway stations across the country, there are a few that are unique for several reasons. Here are four among them that are also UNESCO World Heritage sites.
This summer vacation embrace yourselves with the grandeur of Indian heritage. Sounds boring you say? Then hop on the heritage trains and then explore the hues of Indian history, we say!
To ride the charmingly decrepit Darjeeling Heritage Railway – or the Toy Train as it is popularly known – is to ride through history. It is also considered to be the world’s 22nd highest railway.
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Though there are several scenic spots in the hill station, all tourists vouch that nothing can beat the excitement of travelling in the toy train of Ooty.
These toy trains pass through India’s picturesque mountains, stunning slopes, lush green plantations and more. Check them out…
The enduring romance of tea and trains goes back to a time when posters with recipes went up on station walls…
Len Williams takes a ride on South India’s iconic Nilgiri Mountain Railway – a classic of Victorian engineering – and learn how the UNESCO world heritage railway line came to be.