Now tourists in Himachal can enjoy joyrides on Shimla UNESCO World Heritage Railway similar to a service in West Bengal’s Darjeeling region.
The joyride train service will ply between Shimla and Shoghi railway stations and the train will cover a distance of around 15 km in approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes.
As of now, the train service will continue on the route till 28 February and the one way fare of joyride amidst the scenic beauty of ‘Queen of Hills’ would cost around Rs 260.
The train service would have chair-car coaches and tourists would be able to book tickets online for the joyride.
The Member of Parliament (MP) from Lok Sabha Virender Kashyap on Thursday flagged off the trial joyride train service and said he has asked the Railway authorities to continue the service as Shimla has huge tourism potential.
“The trial run of Shivalik Delux Express has been started today to attract tourists and it would benefit tourism sector positively in the hill state,” Kashyap said. Read More…