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Rameswaram And Other Scenic Train Routes

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Take The Rail Route To Rameswaram

Rameswaram is perhaps the only place in the country where the rail route to the temple town offers a memorable experience. As the train slowly crosses the railway bridge connecting the Indian mainland and the Pamban island in Rameswaram, one is fa...

Kalka-Shimla Toy Train

The Kalka-Shimla rail route, which has completed 100 years offers the charm of old-world travel amidst lofty pines and lush green, misty mountains. This is one of the four narrow gauge rail routes on hill terrain in the country, the other three be...

Kashmir Valley Railway (Jammu-Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla)

‘Heaven on Earth’ or the state of Jammu and Kashmir obviously finds its place first on this list. One of the most gorgeous railway routes in India, it passes through at least 20 tunnels within tall mountains and over a 100 bridges over melting gla...

Konkan Railway, With 2,000 Bridges And 91 Tunnels, Is An Engineering Marvel

The Konkan Railway is a railway line which runs along the Konkan coast of India. It was constructed and is operated by the Konkan Railway Corporation. It runs from Thokur, near Mangalore in Karnataka to Roha railway station in Maharashtra through ...

The Backwater Charm, From Kerala (Ernakulam-Kollam-Trivandrum, Kerala)

Who said you can’t soak in the golden sun and the emerald backwaters of Kerala unless you are sailing? Here is one train ride, so aptly called the Kerala Anubhavam, which can fascinate you more as you discover the laid back, outdoorsy charm of the...

Toy Train Ride To Darjeeling

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is lovingly called the "Toy Train." This joy ride begins at New Jalpaiguri, a busy railway station in the plains. The plains are much more warmer than the hills and as the train climbs up the mountains the climate ...

Nilgiri Mountain Railway: Surviving Symbol Of Heritage

Come aboard the Nilgiri Mountain Railways’ (NMR) nostalgia-dipped toy train where the youngest X class locomotive is more than 50 years and the oldest more than 80. You can’t disembark without a clutch of memories, none of them unpleasant, even if...

Neral-Matheran Toy Train

Matheran is a splendid hill destination situated at a distance of around 108 km from Mumbai. The name Matheran implies 'Jungle Head', or 'Forest on Top.' The views from Matheran are exceptional with surrounding hills providing enamouring scenes fo...

Assam: New Lumding-Silchar Broad Gauge Track Opened For Passenger Traffic

The Lumding-Badarpur portion of the newly-opened line has a historic backdrop in that being not only constructed as a metre gauge track in the last part of the 19th century to move tea, coal and timber from upper Assam to Chittagong port, but also...

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