Toy Train to Kalka

shimla, india

Scenic Drives , Outdoor Activities , Mountains , History and Culture
The famous Toy Train to Kalka let you witness picturesque views of hills and the surrounding villages. One of the best way to explore scenic beauty of Shimla.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
4:00 - 12:10 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 4 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Rs 305
info Tips: - You can take short train trip between Shimla and Taradevi (45 min) or Shoghi (1 hr 5 min).On return, you can take bus or auto from Taradevi (7.7 km, 20 min by road), Shoghi (13 km, 35 min by road) - Shivalik Express and Rail Motor Car are recommended toy trains to Shimla from Kalka.
Enjoy the view to pine covered hill tops and snow-capped mountains of Shimla on the famous toy train. Included in the UNESCO’s world heritage list in Mountain railways of India, the toy train has the most spectacular views and chilly breeze.
Source: Raghavan V
The trains runs at the slow speed of 25-30 km/h, passes through 102 tunnels, around 870 bridges and more than 20 stations on its way.
The best train in this line is Shivalik Deluxe Express which starts in the early morning from Kalka.
Bookings for all the below trains can be made at IRCTC website.
  • Rail Motor, Train No. 72451: (05:10 to 09:50) - INR 305
  • Shivalik Express, Train No. 52451: (05:30 to 10:15) - INR 415
  • Shimla Express, Train No. 52453: (06:00 to 11:05) - INR 65
  • Himalayan Queen, Train No. 52455: (12:10 to 17:20) - INR 255
  • Location

    Kalka Railway Colony Panchkula Haryana India 133302
    City center: Shimla
    Nearest airport: Shimla Airport

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