24 November 2014

On The Trains to Shimla

18/4/09


Very early start (about 5.30!) for our journey to Shimla. We took the Shatabdi Express from Delhi to Kalka, approx 4 hours. It was a very nice journey with spacious reclining seats, air con and meals served throughout the duration.



Kalka station - cows wander around everywhere!


From Kalka we took the toy train for our 5 hour journey to Shimla. 








This rail link was built by the British in 1899 and has a total of 102 tunnels! It was a beautiful scenic journey climbing up through very pretty locations and stations.








There were plenty of stops
   at stations for food or toilets

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