Tag: IN – Mountain Railways of India

Indian Railway Offers Special Tour Package For Darjeeling’s Ghum Festival 2021; News 18

The tour package is available from November 13 to December 5.

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Enjoy Indian Railways joyrides, local bands, food fests & more at Darjeeling Himalayan Railways’ Ghum festival; Devanjana Nag; MSN

Photo: Financial Express

UNESCO World Heritage, Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) is organizing a festival called “Ghum Festival” at Ghum.

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NFR Introduces Steam Jungle Tea Safari Toy Train Service Between Siliguri And Rongtong; Sentinelassam

Photo: The Sentinel

As per reports, the railway department has planned to run the toy train service on a regular basis depending on demand.

Source: NFR Introduces Steam Jungle Tea Safari Toy Train Service Between Siliguri And Rongtong – Sentinelassam

5 Exciting Toy Train Rides In India That You Shouldn’t Miss; Nivedita R; India.com

Photo: Pixabay

These toy trains pass through India’s picturesque mountains, stunning slopes, lush green plantations and more. Check them out…

Source: 5 Exciting Toy Train Rides In India That You Shouldn’t Miss

How teas led the way for trains; Aravinda Anantharaman; Live Mint

The enduring romance of tea and trains goes back to a time when posters with recipes went up on station walls…

Source: Opinion | How teas led the way for trains

Heritage steam engine attracts foreign tourists in Shimla; Times of India Videos

A century-old heritage steam engine has been attracting tourists to Shimla to come and experience the scenic beauty of the hill station. The 117-year-old KC-520 steam engine that runs coaches on narrow gauze was restarted again by rail authorities in a bid to attract tourism. The Kalka-Shimla railway line was declared as the UNESCO’s world heritage line in the year 2008.

Source: Heritage steam engine attracts foreign tourists in Shimla | News – Times of India Videos

All aboard India’s joyful ‘toy train’; Pavlo Fedykovych; CNN


With 103 tunnels, 917 curves and 988 bridges spanning over 20 stations, India’s UNESCO-listed Kalka-Shimla “toy train” is a spectacular feat of engineering. The views are incredible, too.

Source: All aboard India’s joyful ‘toy train’

India’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway: a train journey into the clouds; Len Williams; The IET

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.

Source: India’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway: a train journey into the clouds

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

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

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