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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway


With Bollywood on its walls, Delhi's Rail Museum gives real colour to reel memories

October 11, 2018 6:46 am

Enter Delhi's National Rail Museum, walk down to the souvenir shop and get ready to be greeted by larger-than-life murals of Rajesh Khanna along with Zeenat Aman, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Toy train service in Darjeeling hills to resume from October 25

October 17, 2017 12:31 pm

The 88-km journey from Siliguri to the Darjeeling hills through forests, tea gardens and numerous bridges and tunnels will recommence from October 25, Sharma said.

Let’s restore Darjeeling railway, Gowda writes to Mamata

August 06, 2014 10:05 am

The famous Darjeeling “toy train” between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri remains the only Indian railway with UNESCO world heritage tag.

Unesco may give 'endangered' tag to Darjeeling heritage line

April 29, 2013 1:42 am

Wants a Rlys official to visit its Paris centre to apprise team of maintenance.

Darjeeling heritage railway shut due to landslides

September 20, 2011 2:55 am

While the impact of Sunday evening’s 6.8 magnitude earthquake is yet to be fully assessed,the movement of trains on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway — a World Heritage Site — has come to a total halt due to landslides at several places.


What it takes to keep Darjeeling Himalayan Railway running

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

A recent rap from UNESCO on the ‘diminishing heritage value’ of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has added to a long list of the 117-year-old train’s problems. We explore what it takes to keep this World Heritage Site running.