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Kalka To Shimla Toy Train Timings, Fare, Online Booking, Seat Availability

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http://7thtraveler.com - Kalka To Shimla Toy Train Timings, Fare, Online Booking, Seat Availability, Distance By Road, Reservation, Shivalik Express, Himalayan Queen Information.Kalka To Shimla Toy Train is a UNESCO’s world heritage site. Kalka Shimla Train connecting Kalka with the country’s most popular hill station Shimla. After leaving the Kalka (Haryana) railway station at an elevation of 656 meters above sea level, the Kalka Shimla train passes through the winding path of the Shivalik hills and goes to Shimla, located 2,076 meters above sea level. In 1896, Delhi Ambala Company was entrusted with the responsibility of constructing this train route. The journey of the Kalka-Shimla train started in the year 1903 during British Raj. At the time of British Raj Shimla was a summer capital of India.
The train is still running on this two-foot six-inch narrow gauge lane.There are 103 tunnels and 869 bridges in Kalka-Shimla train route. This route leads to 919 curves, of which the train turns at an angle of 48 degrees at the sharpest turn. All the tunnels are built between 1900 and 1903 and the longest tunnel is a Barog tunnel, which is almost 1 km long.

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