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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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.

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10 scenic tourist places In Darjeeling; Daily Sun

One of the most popular hill stations in India – Darjeeling is a perfect collage of snowy and mighty Himalayan ranges, winding walking tracks, valleys, monastery, momos, tea plantations and and toy train. Amidst the green grey hills, the serene vegetation and scenic vistas guarantee…

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11 Incredible Places To Visit in East India This Year!; Cox & Kings

Travelling to India? Here is a list of places to visit in east India that will simply blow your mind. Plan your trip to India and make sure to explore these beautiful places…

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British-era Kalka-Shimla rail track facing threat; IANS

SHIMLA: Chugging its way through history all the way to achieving a Unesco World Heritage tag, the British-era narrow gauge Kalka-Shimla rail track is facing threats – all of them man-made.

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Get Free Wi-Fi On The Kalka-Shimla Rail Route; Outlook Traveller

Be connected on the go…

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IRCTC’s latest gift: free Wi-Fi on all Kalka-Shimla rail stops; Times of India

Time to cheer up travellers as the IRCTC is gifting free Wi-Fi for all on 15 Kalka-Shimla rail stops! Earlier, the facility was available at only three stations, namely Kalka, Shimla and Solan. But now, free Wi-Fi is also available at Koti, Kandaghat, Kaithlighat, Dharampur, Kanoh, Sanwara, Shoghi, Gumman, Tara Devi, Summerhill, Barog, Kumarhatti Dagshai, Salogra, Jutogh and Taksal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 96.60-km long Kalka-Shimla railway line is quite popular and attracts travellers from all over.

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World’s 10 most spectacular rack railways to travel; Brian Johnston; Stuff

Marvel at some of the world’s engineering feats as you trundle higher and higher.

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Sparks Fly Over Plans to Electrify the Scenic Kalka-Shimla Railroad; Arun Kumar Das; The Wire

Electrifying the route could mean faster travel times and less pollution – but could also cost it its World Heritage Site status, as minister Piyush Goyal noted.

Source: Sparks Fly Over Plans to Electrify the Scenic Kalka-Shimla Railroad

Choo-choo Away On These Unesco Heritage Sites!; Melvin P Jacob; Outlook Traveller

Train buffs who love heritage will have a ride of a lifetime on these toy trains in India which are on the Unesco World Heritage List…

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