September 07, 2020 8:34 am
Chief Commercial Inspector A S Thakur said the train ran with seven coaches, and the down train to Solan, which left Shimla at 6.30 pm, had no passengers.
October 11, 2019 3:06 am
The deceased has been identified as Pradeep Saxena, a trader and resident of Rishra in Hooghly district. He had gone to Darjeeling on October 3 with his wife and daughter for a vacation.
June 24, 2019 4:43 pm
Bringing back the railway system to Munnar is one of the tourist department's most high-profile projects and extremely important to minister Kadakampally Surendran, a top tourism official said.
December 23, 2018 5:28 am
The service was flagged off last Sunday and will be the first of many activities planned by the DHR to celebrate 20 years of its heritage status.
July 23, 2018 10:09 am
Indian Railways has 34 big and small museums, apart from a large number of buildings, bridges and other assets that are still in use. Typically, the Railways spends around Rs 20-25 crore each year towards maintaining each hill railway.
July 23, 2018 10:13 am
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. Esha Roy on what it takes to keep this World Heritage Site running.
December 08, 2015 4:44 am
The new train runs is battery operated unlike the previous one which ran on diesel.
October 16, 2015 11:42 am
The two women were part of a group of 37 British nationals who were on the chartered train when it derailed near Parwanoo on September 12.
September 15, 2015 10:59 am
The toy train has a capacity of 122 passengers. Railway officials, however, said most of the foreigners, particularly British citizens, travel in the Himalayan Queen, which reaches Shimla at 5.30 pm.
September 13, 2015 2:39 am
The incident reportedly occurred at about 12.55 pm, 10 minutes after the train left the Kalka railway station.
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.