India Toy Trains
India Toy Train Guide
As well as luxury trains, India has a number of other special tourist trains that cater solely for visitors. Many of these are small toy trains that run on historic railway lines up to India's hill settlements.
Darjeeling Toy Train
The Darjeeling toy train, officially known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, transports passengers through the lower reaches of the Eastern Himalayas to the rolling hills and lush green tea plantations of Darjeeling.
Kalka Shimla Tourist Trains
Taking a trip on the historic UNESCO World Heritage Kalka Shimla train line is like traveling back in time. The railway, built by the British in 1903 to provide access to their summer capital of Shimla, provides one of the most scenic train journeys in India.
Matheran Toy Train
The century old Matheran toy train deposits passengers in the peaceful and pollution free hill settlement of Matheran, where all vehicles are banned.
Ooty Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train is the highlight of a visit to the hill station of Ooty, in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu.