Find Five Famous Toy Trains in India

Famous Toy Trains in India

Five Famous Toy Trains from India

There are five popular tourist trains (Toy trains) in India. All of these five tourist trains run on a narrow line that connects the hill station with a flat area. The main purpose of these trains is to carry tourists and not to the needs of the local people’s transport. Usually these trains take more time than usual driveway, so not much by the locals. The demand for these trains will take place during the tourist season or during the holiday season. Some of these trains do not have online booking facilities. Some are still taken by steam locomotives, which is the main attraction for more tourists. Click here find more details about Luxury Tours in India.

In addition to these five toy trains, there are only few trains going through beautiful places, but we cannot count them as tourist trains because they are used by everyone and they pass just a few tourist spots. Luxury Train Tours in India

These Trains have recorded in Many Indian Movies.

It’s very hard to tell which of these the best train is, but all these trains have their own attraction.
Kalka Shimla toy train.

Between Kalka (Code: KLK) Shimla (Code: SML)
Duration: 5 hours
Distance: 96 KM
Online booking: Yes (irctc )

This train runs between Kalka Station in Punjab and Shimla, the capital of Himachal. The train begins to climb uphill from the Kalka station and eventually reaches Shimla at an altitude of 2076 meters above sea level. This train passes 102 tunnels and 87 bridges. The longest tunnel of them is near Barog station. here find Shimla Manali Tour Packages

Darjeeling toy trains

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

From NEW JALPAIGURI (Code: NJP) to Darjeeling (Code: DJ) in West Bengal State
Distance 88 KM
Duration: 7 hours
Online booking: Yes (irctc.)

The famous song Mere Sapno Ki Rani of the 1969 classic Aradhana film with Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore was shot with this toy train and its track on the side of the road. This train passes through the Ghum station, India’s highest station at an altitude of 7407 feet. The Darjeeling terminal is at an altitude of 6812 feet. Steam locomotives are used for the short-span Joy ride between Ghum and Darjeeling stations. get here and find Darjeeling Tour Packages, While crossing the road several times, you also cross the track and the train.

Matheran Toy Train

Matheran Toy Train

Runs between: Neral (Code: NRL) & Matheran (Code: MAE)
Distance 21 KM
Duration: 2 hours
Online booking: Yes (irctc)

This is the best weekend trip for Mumbai travelers and other tourists. This service is not available during rainy seasons. It connects Neral station (local station between Mumbai and Pune) to Matheran hill station at an altitude of 803 meters. The frequency of trains increases during the weekends.

 Niligiri Mountain Railway

Niligiri Mountain Railway

Between: METTUPALAYAM (Code MTP) & UDAGAMANDALAM (Code: UAM)
Distance: 46Km
Duration: 5 hours
Online booking: Yes (irctc)

Udagamandalam is known as Ooty and this train is also known as Ooty toy train. With 16 tunnels and 250 bridges, this train passes through Coonoor city famous for tea gardens. From a train station Mettupalayam to Coonoor, a steam engine pushes the train from behind. The first class compartment is connected to the front of the train, giving you a spectacular view of the track and the valley.

Kangra Valley Train

Kangra Valley Train

Runs between: Pathankot (Code: PTK) & Joginder Nagar (Code: JDNX)
Distance: 164 KM
Duration: 9 hours
Online booking: Yes (irctc)

This train passes through the Kangra Valley through tall bridges and tunnels. It takes more time to reach Joginder Nagar than the usual road trip. By the end of the trip you can see snow-covered mountains and rivers along the side of the train track. The trip was pleasant after Kangra Station.

Take a first-rate ticket from the counter (no online booking) at Pathankot and go to the opposite side of the platform. There will be a first class compartment in this train and you can easily find it. Take a right to enjoy the valleys and rivers along the side of the track. here find Kashmir Tour Packages at swantour.com its a leading travel agents in India.

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