Indian Railways to celebrate the two decades of Heritage Site status for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway


Indian Railways to celebrate the two decades of Heritage Site status for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

The Indian Railways have decided to celebrate the two decades of the declaration of iconic Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) as the World Heritage site by the UNESCO.

The word body on December 5, 1999, tagged the DHR, which is popularly known as “Toy Train”, the World Heritage Site for its exclusivity, the marvel of engineering of the Victorian era.

The inscription on DHR by the UNESCO read “The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the first and still the most outstanding example of a hill passenger railway. Read More

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