Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

In this article, it is mentioned about all the information related to narrow gauge toy train which moves from Kalka to Shimla. Also, Stations in between and Kalka Shimla train timing is also provided in this article. Hope, this article will be helpful for you!

Kalka Shimla Toy Train

Shimla Toy train journey is a must to be enjoyed by the tourist. It is a trek of narrow gauge train which moves from Kalka to Shimla in the morning and then back from Shilma to Kalka in the evening. Toy train ShimlaThis narrow gauge train was constructed in the period of British rule. It was started by British to connect to two major cities of Delhi and Shimla. Also, this Kalka-Shimla railway is declared as the greatest narrow gauge engineering feat in India by the Guinness World record Book.

The whole journey of Kalka-Shimla train is about six hours and 95 km long. The train passes through 103 tunnels and has 20 railway stations. In every station there are snack sellers and tea sellers which allow the visitors to taste the food of Himachal Pradesh. Also foods like cutlate and chole bature are very popular and are sold in high quantity by the sellers. This trains moves through exactly 103 tunnels and each tunnels are of different lengths. One can hear the shouting and visselings of people inside the tunnels as they show their happiness. The train has at least 7 coaches which can carry 200 passengers.

The train starts from Kalka at 5:30 am in the morning. It moves slowly in a speed of 25 km per hour, this allow the passengers to enjoy every scenery of Himalayas and captures it in their camera. The train then moves through different stations and reaches Shimla at nearly 12:00 noon. The inner look of the train have glass windows which can be opened, soft cushioned chairs for passangers to sit, catering services, music system and much more. All these facilities makes the trip enjoyable.

Kalka Shimla toy train Stations

Taksal - 6 km from Kalka
Gumman - 11 km from Kalka
Koti - 17 km from Kalka
Sonwara - 27 km from Kalka
Dharampur - 33 km from Kalka
Kumarhatti - 39 km from Kalka
Barog - 43 km from Kalka
Solan - 47 km from Kalka
Salogra - 53 km from Kalka
Kandaghat - 59 km from Kalka
Kanoh - 65 km from Kalka
Kathleeghat - 73 km from Kalka
Shoghi - 78 km from Kalka
Taradevi - 85 km from Kalka
Jutogh - 90 km from Kalka
Summer Hill - 93 km from Kalka
Shimla - 96 km from Kalka

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Timing

Kalka to Shimla

Train No: 1 KS
Departure time: 4:00 am
Arrival Time: 9:15 am

Shivalik Dlx Express
Train No: 241
Departure time: 5:30 am
Arrival Time: 10:15 am

Kalka Shimla Express
Train No: 251
Departure time: 6:00 am
Arrival Time: 11:00 am

Himalayan Queen
Train No: 255
Departure time: 12:10 pm
Arrival Time: 05:20 pm

Rail Motor
Train No: 101
Departure time: 11:35 am
Arrival Time: 3:40 pm

Shimla to Kalka

Himalayan Queen
Train No: 256
Departure time: 10:30 am
Arrival Time: 04:05 pm

Train No: 2 KS
Departure time: 14:05 am
Arrival Time: 20:10 am

Shivalik Dlx Express
Train No: 242
Departure time: 5:40 pm
Arrival Time: 10:20 pm

Kalka Shimla express
Train No: 252
Departure time: 6:15 pm
Arrival Time: 11:15 am

Rail Motor
Train No: 102
Departure time: 11:30 pm
Arrival Time: 04:25 pm

Related Articles

About Himachal Pradesh Travel

Himachal Pradesh is the one of the beautiful state in the India. "Esxaping to woods and drinking the nectar of nature" from this phrase know the Himachal Pradesh's beauty.

Bhakra Nangal Dam.

It is the largest dam of Asia and is situated in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.

More articles: About Himachal and its Districts


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: