Is toy train running in Darjeeling now 2021?

The toy train joyride from Darjeeling to Ghum and back is currently operational.

How many toy trains are there in Darjeeling?

Six diesel locomotives handle most of the scheduled service, with daily tourist trains from Darjeeling to Ghum – India’s highest railway station – and the steam-hauled Red Panda service from Darjeeling to Kurseong….

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Stations 14
Length 88 km
Commercial history
Opened 1879

Which toy train is best in Darjeeling?

If you want to enjoy the real beauty, you should avail Darjeeling-Kurseong-Darjeeling toy train. A daily three carriage diesel-hauled service (52540/52544) operates, leaving Darjeeling at 1015hrs, arriving Kurseong at 1310hrs. The return service (52541/52545) leaves Kurseong at 1500hrs, arriving Darjeeling at 1750hrs.

Where does the toy train starts for Darjeeling?

The toy train for Darjeeling starts at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) and goes all the way to Darjeeling travelling a distance of 88kms. There are of course short joy rides and other short distance connections.

What is Vista dome coach?

Indian Railways has launched Vistadome coaches to boost tourism as well as make train journeys memorable for passengers. These coaches offer 360 degree views of the surroundings, and take your train journey experience to the next level.

How old is Darjeeling toy train?

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR or the Toy Train, is a 2 ft (610 mm) gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. Built between 1879 and 1881, it is about 88 km (55 mi) long.

What is FC and CC in toy train?

all its coaches are of deluxe category so the ticket category is CC – Chair Car. And Kalka Simla express is a normal toy train having 2S – 2nd class seater and FC – First Class.

What is vistadome train coach?

What is the price of toy train in Darjeeling?

Fares for the Darjeeling-Ghoom up-down ride will now be steam engine-run train – Rs 1,165/each and the diesel engine-pulled train – Rs 695/each.