Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

Matheran Toy Train


Maharashtra: Matheran's popular mini train may come back on track by 2022 end after three-year break

July 24, 2022 10:39 am

The Neral-Matheran line was built in 1907 as a family enterprise of the Peerbhoys and is now in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) tentative list of World Heritage Sites.

Central Railway to increase toy train services between Matheran, Aman Lodge for summers

May 20, 2022 3:27 pm

The Central Railway's shuttle services for passengers between Aman Lodge and Matheran have been instrumental in popularising this place as a major tourist destination.

‘Neral-Matheran toy train was built to give Indians access to hill station’

November 01, 2017 2:57 am

For the past seventeen months, the toy train had been stopped following two successive derailments.

Matheran-Neral toy train resumes run after 17 months

October 31, 2017 1:17 am

“While we had a mere ten percent room occupancy, on Monday, the number increased by at least 60 per cent. The train has attracted tourists to the area, which saw a dip due to absence of the train,” said a hotel owner

After 18 months, Matheran toy train set to chug along today

October 30, 2017 4:18 am

Railway carries out repair works, final checks of tracks, signalling systems over the weekend; train will not cover the entire 21-km stretch, but run for only 3 km

Engine upgrades delay Matheran toy train

June 05, 2017 6:32 am

The Neral-Matheran toy train is yet to return to tracks because of upgrades needed to the second engine to meet the required safety norms, senior railway officials said.


Express Wanderlust: 10 reasons why you should visit the hill station of Matheran

April 05, 2022 10:39 am

Mumbaikers have a reason to visit Matheran this season; it is opening up to tourists after relaxing Covid restrictions.