The Salem division of the Southern Railway on Friday reintroduced chartered services in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR), and a honeymooning couple from the UK — Graham William Lynn and Sylvia Plasic – were the first travellers. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway in Tamil Nadu is a UNESCO heritage site.
The couple exclusively hired the train through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The couple spent Rs 2.5 lakh for the one-way special charter train trip from Mettupalayam to Ooty (48km). Read more