Kalak to Shimla toy train

kalka to shimla toy train time table and fare

Kalka Shimla toy train is most famous mode to reach Shimla through the beautiful valleys and scenic scenery of hill top mountains. it is a non traditional way of travelling which requires more time then typical roadway route. It takes around 5 to 6 hours as the train does not top 40 km /hour and also the track covers outer regions of mountainous spread. Hence this narrow sided track will take you to the untouched valleys which are still full of flora and fauna. Track is included as a world heritage man made wonder as the time it is constructed in was way back during 18 century therefore it was a challenge to make a pass through the high mountain ranges without any construction machinery, even to this day it will require high class machinery and drilling objects to cut through these gigantic mountains. The track included 103 tunnels and countless small bridges throughout the span. The longest tunnel is in Brogh which is more than a Km in length set to require at least 3 minutes to cross by toy train at a go. The track is around 96 km from Kalka to Shimla.

The booking can be done over the IRCTC official website prior to the journey. Also it should be noted its a famous and well known mode of transportation to Shimla hence bookings should be in advance and can take month or two of waiting hence look up for a preferable time according to your comfort and availability. The Govt had allotted a new inquiry three digit number 139 for all the passengers inquiry and for information about railway bookings, timings, availability and facilities. Previous railway inquiry numbers 131 and 1331 are not functional any more. You can also gather information from the official IRCTC website, links are provided below the article.

Kalka Shimla toy train is most famous mode to reach Shimla through the beautiful valleys and scenic scenery of hill top mountain. It is a non traditional way of travelling which requires more time then typical roadway route. It takes around 5 to 6 hours as the train does not top 40 km /hour and also the track covers outer regions of mountainous spread. Hence this narrow sided track will take you to the untouched valleys which are still full of flora and fauna. Track is included as a world heritage man made wonder as the time it is constructed in.

Kalka to Shimla train

Train name               Time of departure from Kalka      Time of arrival in Shimla

Shivalik express               5:30 AM                                       10:20 AM

Rail moter                       11:35 AM                                       3:40  PM

Himalayan Queen            12:00                                            5:30  PM

Shimla to Kalka train

Train name               Time of departure from shimla      Time of arrival in kalka

Shivalik express             5:40 PM                                       10:20 PM

Rail moter                     11:30 AM                                       4:40 PM

Himalayan Queen          10:30 AM                                   4:30 PM