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Kalka - Shimla Railway

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solan, Shimla 173212, India
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engineering beauty

5 hour ride winding through the hills through 103 tunnels, is an engineering marvel of the queen of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shimla, India
Journey is really beutiful

Toy train from this station is just unique experience u must have once in life time. Must go and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This railway was built in 1903 to connect the summer capital of India to Punjab.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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solan, Shimla 173212, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

5 hour ride winding through the hills through 103 tunnels, is an engineering marvel of the queen of the hills... how can you even think of missing it

Thank neeraj2boby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Toy train from this station is just unique experience u must have once in life time. Must go and enjoy natural view .

Thank mudra32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here couple of months ago with family. Ride was not very comfortable, but would recommend to have this once in life time. Views along the way are the plus of this journey.

Thank rajat s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the toy train from Barog heritage station till Dharmpur. Wonderful experience. You get a great view as the train is not fast at all. Goes from 4 tunnels and between few hills. Great experience to soak on the mountains.

Thank Deepti01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All set for my honeymoon.. By gods grace howrah kalka mail reached on time.. Early morning 4.30 we were enjoying the fresh cold breeze at kalka.. The shivalik express chugged out on right time.. The scenic beauty was awesome.. The train route was around the...More

1  Thank Arindam_Aich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a toy train. Which runs between Kalkaji -Shimla covers the distance in Approx 5.5 hrs. The valley view is awesome. At least should board once in it . It is like Ooty, matheran , Darjeeling toy trains

1  Thank maheshkj
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try toy train f4om kalka-shimla or reverse. its beautiful and a great experience to have.. U hav coaches to choose from. I would suggest to avoid the local, which is usual transport mode of locals, hence always jam packed. we tried shivalik train.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Kalka Shimla railway route is a narrow gauge line that runs from Kalka to Shimla. The route is very scenic and filled with eye pleasantries.

Thank JayeshKannan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was amazing experience of really old railway journey. Our family decided to go last month and we highly recommended for this journey for once in your life. The journey was little long but really enjoyable. We had great fun and enjoyed a lot.

Thank Vik T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled from Shimla to Kalka. Enjoy ride too much. The beauty of nature experience from this train ride. The toy train is too slow so that you can enjoy through whole ride.Scene during traveling are memorable. Must enjoy this joy ride

Thank Bhikudeshmukh7
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Agam A
24 July 2017|
Response from Agam A |
kalka barmer train dept is showing at 9:30pm..just 5 mins after rail motor arrival
Swayam T
12 July 2017|
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Response from shashindrak | Reviewed this property |
No idea but Barog station on Kalka- Shimla section is ideal place to relax in peace