List of Hill Trains in India

List of Hill Trains in India
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About Hill Railways in India

Adjacent to the vast connections of rails in the plains & plateaus, the IR also has few marvelous rail networks in the Hill areas of India. These Hill Railways in India spread all over the Himalayas and South India which connect many hill stations. The Hill Trains also called “Toy Trains”. Let’s have a glance at these List of Hill Trains in India which traveling through the Himalayas and Hills.

List of Hill Trains in India

The following is the List of Hill Trains in India:

  • Firstly, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
  • Secondly, Kangra Valley Railway
  • Thirdly, Kalka Shimla Railway
  • Subsequently, Nilgiri Mountain Railway
  • Lastly, Matheran Light Railway
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
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The above List of Hill Trains in India can explain briefly in the following:

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Firstly, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway simply abbreviated as “DHR” which headquartered at Darjeeling district in Shivalik Hills on the lower range of Himalayas. It called as “Darjeeling Toy Train” which runs between Siliguri and Darjeeling. It is the 01st World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO under Mountain Railways of India.

Mountain Railways of India
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Kangra Valley Railway

Kangra Valley Railway simply abbreviated as “KVR” which the best example of railway engineering because the railway engineers who constructed Kangra Valley Railway had not destroyed the glory of the mountain and also enhanced the elegance of the valleys. It called as “Kangra Toy Train” which runs between Pathankot and Joginder Nagar.

Kalka Shimla Railway

Kalka Shimla Railway is simply abbreviated as “KSR” which is headquartered at Shimla Hill Station of Himachal Pradesh. It called as “Shimla Toy Train” which runs between Kalka and Shimla. It the 03rd World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO under Mountain Railways of India.

Kalka Shimla Railway
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Nilgiri Mountain Railway is simply abbreviated as “NMR” which is headquartered at Ooty Hill Station. It called as “Ooty Toy Train” which runs between Mettupalayam and Ooty (Udagamandalam). It the 02nd World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO under Mountain Railways of India.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway
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Matheran Light Railway

Matheran Light Railway simply abbreviated as “MLR” which headquartered at Maharashtra State. It runs between Neral and Matheran. It nominated as World Heritage Site under Mountain Railways of India.

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