Kalka to Shimla

By | January 24, 2012

 

The Kalka Railway Station was built during the British Raj to connect Kalka to Shimla, the summer capital of India. Now, Kalka is a part of Haryana State & Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. On the entire route of Kalka to Shimla The traveler is busy in enjoying the surroundings. Spectacular scenes along the entire route, the Track construction, The hills & the valleys keeps the traveler spell bound.

Kalka to Shimla is connected by a narrow gauge track. The attraction of this journey by train are its toy train & Train car which is a single bus like Train which has big transparent glasses to enjoy the surroundings during journey. This journey is of 5-6 hrs. but how this time Kalka to Shimla Rail Car passes by no one knows.

This track is 97 Kms long. The stations on this route are Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra, Summerhill and Shimla at an altitude of 2,076 meters (6,811 ft). The Kalka to Shimla Train runs through 102 tunnels (Actually 103 but now only 102 in service). The longest tunnel is Bagot. This Train track has 864 bridges.

One can also travel Kalka to Shimla by bus or Car. It takes only 2 to 3 hrs. The distance from Kalka to Shimla is 90Kms. This journey is full of beautiful views & green valleys.

See the beauty of Kalka to Shimla track by train. This video is being taken to show what you will miss if you go by air. These views you can explore and enjoy only when one travel by Toy Train from Kalka to Shimla.


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