SHIMLA TOY TRAIN
Major Attractions : Tunnels, Mountains, Temples
Duration : 6 Hours
Major Trains : Deluxe Rail Motor Car and Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach
Destinations Covered : Kalka, Taksal, Gumman, Dharampur, Barog, Taradevi
Famous Toy Train to Shimla
Take up Himachal Pradesh tourism to enjoy a fairytale
ride on the toy train in Shimla that will be the most mystical train
journey of your life. There are two narrow gauges rail tracks that you can
enjoy are Kalka/ Shimla and Pathankot/ Jogindernagar. This train was
started by the British who used this train to facilitate connection
between Delhi and Shimla.
This train is a world heritage site, that you cannot miss enjoying. The Guinness Book of 'Rail Facts and Feats' records Kalka-Shimla Railways as "The greatest narrow gauge engineering feat in India". Take up Shimla tours and insist on coming on this train that will give you not only picturesque views of the Shivalik hills but also the most exciting experience of a lifetime. Take up famous toy train tours of Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the essence of Himachal Pradesh.
Enjoy a famous toy train ride to Shimla. The entire journey that seems like a well versed poetry is completed in 6 hours. The 95 km long journey passes through 103 tunnels, 20 railway stations and more than 900 curves. The slow speed of the train, 20 to 25 kms acts instrumental for tourists to enjoy every bit of this scenic journey. It works on 700 horsepower B-B type diesel engines, and has 7 coaches that can accommodate least 200 passengers in a single trip.
The Toy Train Entering a Tunnel
This unique train shoots off from Kalka at around 5 : 30 in the morning. Making it way to Taksal, it allows the tourists to have a magnificent view of the Himalayas. This is one of the best site for photography. Then on the train further moves to Gumman and Dharampur before reaching Barog. This is the place that has the longest tunnel of the journey. The train then speeds toward Solan and Salogra and then to Kandaghat. Transversing from the Oak forests the train reaches Taradevi, where you can see a legendary temple. Then the train turns towards the Prospect hill and finally reaches the summer hill station of Shimla. Enjoy a ride on the famous toy trains of Shimla.
Enjoy a Shimla toy train ride in the Shiwalik deluxe express. Inside the train you will find glass windows, ergonomically designed reversible cushioned chairs, fancy electrical fittings, wall-to-wall carpeting, modern toilet amenities, exclusive cabins for couples, a music system, communication facilities with the guard and customized on-board catering services. The service on board are of international quality. If you want to enjoy an unparalleled pleasure then there are exquisite carriages that you can book beforehand. Enjoy the attractions of popular toy trains in Himachal Pradesh India.Other important toy trains that will take you to Shimla are The Deluxe Rail Motor Car and Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach.
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