How can I go to Shimla from Delhi by train?

Although, there is no direct train service from New Delhi (NDLS) to Simla (SML), passengers can still travel from New Delhi to Shimla via Delhi-Kalka line and then Kalka-Shimla line. In other words, a train journey from New Delhi to Shimla can be completed in two different phases.

Is there any direct train from Shimla to Delhi?

There is no direct train between Delhi to Shimla as per the Delhi to Shimla train schedule; one has to switch trains at Kalka to go to Shimla.

Are trains running to Shimla?

The train services on the Kalka-Shimla route were suspended for the second time in April 2021 after the second wave of Covid-19 prompted Himachal Pradesh and neighbouring Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Chandigarh to impose a lockdown. “If needed, the railway will introduce more trains to facilitate tourists,” he said.

Is toy train running in Shimla now?

In a positive development for the tourists planning to visit Himachal Pradesh, the Indian Railways has decided to bring back on track the Kalka-Shimla toy train, which will resume operations from Wednesday. Kalka-Shimla train service will resume operations from today.

Is Himalayan Queen a toy train?

The Northern Railways will be restarting the seven-coach Himalayan Queen toy train on the Shimla-Kalka heritage railway track from October 15, more than seven months after rail services were suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was declared as a World Heritage Railway Line by UNESCO in 2008.

How much will it cost for a trip to Shimla?

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Which is the best way to travel from Delhi to Shimla?

The best method to travel between Shimla and Delhi is by train. The route involves two trains with a connection at the bland city of Kalka. The train from Delhi to Kalka is a typical Indian express train, while the train between Shimla and Kalka is a highlight of any visit to Shimla.

Which is the intermediate station between Shimla and Delhi?

Toy trains run over the latter track. The important intermediate stations between Delhi to Shimla are Sonepat, Panipat, Karnal, Ambala, Chandigarh, and finally, Kalka. The longest tunnel, which stretches for over 1 km, is near Barog.

How long is the train from Kalka to Shimla?

The Delhi to Shimla train distance can be easily covered within 8.5 hours in the hop-on-hop-off train. The train ride from Delhi to Kalka takes roughly 5 hours, and from Shimla to Kalka near around 6 hours. The Kalka-Shimla train journey covers 109 tunnels, 20 railway stations, and 969 bridges.

Which is the longest tunnel in Shimla railway station?

The first tunnel is at Kalka and 108 later the narrow gauge train pulls into Shimla train station. The Barog Tunnel (tunnel 33) is longest tunnel of the railway and is shrouded in misfortune and tragedy. The 1143 meter long tunnel of was designed and constructed by the British engineer T. Barog.