Darjeeling and its mountain railway.



Publisher: Nava Udyog in Kolkata

Written in English
Published: Pages: 106 Downloads: 157
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Places:

  • Darjeeling (India : District),
  • India,
  • Darjeeling District

Subjects:

  • Rail roads -- India -- Darjeeling District -- History.,
  • Darjeeling (India : District) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

ContributionsDarjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS485.D2 D29 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3336851M
ISBN 108185971951
LC Control Number2004327469
OCLC/WorldCa56367569

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Darjeeling and its Mountain Railway: A Guide and Souvenir Published by the Darjeeling-Himalan Railway Co., Published by The Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway Co., Calcutta, India () Used.

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Banerjee (Author), Sirjeet Banerjee (Author) The book on Darjeeling Tea A Golden Brew outlined the history of Darjeeling tea, Roles of British and Indian Planters and Characteristics and uniqueness of Darjeeling tea.

It has full details of train schedules, fares, how to book, railway museums along the line and much other useful information, as well as DHR contact details.

Service Summary Latest information from Indian Railways is that the DHR is running the normal advertised services along its full length. Buy Darjeeling And Its Mountain Railway. by Compiled By F. Bussell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Compiled By F.

Bussell. Sukna is a small village. The station here was opened in August There is a Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Museum at Sukna showcasing rare sketches and pictures that depict the history of the heritage toy train. Visit DHR Sukna Museum to know about the museum and its offerings.

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was once a life time experience. It's travel from Darjeeling, Batasia Loop and Ghum was really awesome. The view of snow capped mountains from Batasia Loop is a key highlight and followed by the Ghum highest heritage station in world.4/5().

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: A Guide to the D.H.R, Darjeeling and Its Tea by Richard Wallace Pages: 80, Paperback, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ISBN: | ISBN More Details Similar Books»Compare Prices» Add to Wish List» Tag this book» Add book review. Booking NJP-Darjeeling or Regular Toy Train ride This is a diesel engine hauled train and the journey takes about 7 hours each way.

Best is to book online through Indian Railways Website (). Once you log into your account in irctc website, for New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, enter NJP at the 'From Station' and DJ at 'To Station'. The Ghoom Station is the highest point reached by the railway (7,ft), and from here there is a descent for four miles down a spur to Darjeeling Station (6,ft).

Loops are the speciality of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway it helps in gaining height for the rail line skiting along the mountain with the radius of curve as minimum as possible.

Darjeeling and its Mountain Railway A Guide and Souvenir issued by The Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway Co., Ld., Printed by Caledonian Printing Company, Limited, 3, Seller Rating: % positive.

GOOD READ RATING: out of 5. With empathy and in shimmering prose, No Path in Darjeeling Is Straight effortlessly merges travel, history, literature, memory, politics and the pleasures of ennui into an unforgettable portrait of a place and its people. n the enmeshed lives of his neighbours—of various castes, tribes, religions and cultures—lived at the measured pace of a small town.

Bijonbari Chongtong Bamboo Resort A forest farmhouse with majestic Mountain View. Darjeeling Offbeat at its best. Darjeeling is an all-time favourite hill station among the tourists who fall in love madly with the snow-covered peaks and the unique mountain Location:WB.

The Darjeeling toy train, officially known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, transports passengers through the lower reaches of the Eastern Himalayas to the undulating hills and lush green tea plantations of Darjeeling. Like most other hill settlements in India, Darjeeling Author: Sharell Cook.

Darjeeling, a charming and well-known hill station in the state of West Bengal, is an ideal destination to visit all year round. It is popular for its tea plantations, splendid views of the Kanchenjunga mountain top, UNESCO world heritage marvel – the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The settlement at Darjeeling really began in with British interest. Byit was separated from Sikkim for establishing a Sanatorium for the invalid servants of the East India Company. It then consisted of a monastery on observatory hill clustered with about 20 huts and a population of about people.

Darjeeling and its Mountain Railway-A Guide & Souvenir () Darjeeling Railway. Published by Jetsum Publishing House reprint () Used. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Darjeeling This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean. History. Originally known as the Darjeeling Steam Tramway this 2ft Narrow Gauge() steam tramway and largely ran in the the appropriate name. 'Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co' constructed the railway.

The stretch from Siliguri to Kurseong was opened on 23 Augustwhile the official opening of the line up to Darjeeling was on 4 July See Darjeeling Steam Tramway for information. Darjeeling (/dɑːrˈdʒiːlɪŋ/, Bengali: [daʤiliŋ], Nepali: [dadzĩliŋ]) is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal.

It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6, ft (2, m). It is noted for its tea industry, its views of Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, Country: India. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was the very first hill railway in India and its still in use today.

By the tea and the gurkhas, the train has become a part of the identity of these hills and it touches the lives of everyone its meets on its narrow twisting climb.

The track twists and winds its way up the mountain side, through the forests of the lower foothills, with the sound of the steam loco echoing around the valleys. India - Darjeeling Railway. darjeeling himalayan railway goes from an elevation of meters to meters in just about 78 kms. Impact on socio-economic life – Train connectivity made travel to and from the hills easier.

The other engines will be sent to the locomotive sheds in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Siliguri, where they will stay till the tourist season resumes in September, after which the mountain railway and its crew will make another run — down the hills and round the bends.

Other hill railways. Kalka-Shimla Railway km. Embark on an epic Himalayan adventure on this private 5-night tour from Kolkata, including round-trip flights (if selected), 4- or 5-star accommodation and all transfers.

Ride the UNESCO-listed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or ‘Toy Train’ to India’s highest railway station 4/5().The Mountain railways of India consist of below railway lines. Three of these railways, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka–Shimla Railway have been collectively designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, also named as "Mountain railways of India".

Some railways are under construction like Jammu–Baramulla railways are proposed to be built in .About 5 kms from Darjeeling, this Railway Loop is a marvellous feat of engineering. It is fascinating to watch the toy train wind its way round the loop. The War Memorial constructed in the memory of brave sons of Darjeeling who died in different wars sinceis worth a visit.

A glorious view of snowy peak and town can be seen from this place.