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National railway journey in India

We took a journey from Coumbitor to Cochin on India’ national railways network. We booked 1st... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
bigjoelittlejoe
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London, United Kingdom
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A railway from the past

The Kangra Valley Railway is a a real 'blast from the past'. Although the trains are now operated... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
lightweight_brother
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London, England
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We took a journey from Coumbitor to Cochin on India’ national railways network. We booked 1st class, as these carriages are air conditioned, which was needed in 35 degree heat ! This is a real experience, going along the scenic countryside and stopping at stations...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

The Kangra Valley Railway is a a real 'blast from the past'. Although the trains are now operated by diesel locomotives the whole railway scene is straight from the days of the Raj. Trains are incredibly cheap - about $1 to ride the whole length...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This was the most enjoyable train journey I have had, travelling through beautiful scenery from Baijnath to Nagrota, an ideal opportunity to see rural India. The train was running a little late due to cows on the line but it all added to the experience.

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Reviewed March 23, 2015

Poor qualitytravel on railways, put in 3rd class carriages while there were 1st class carriages available - uncomfortable journey

Thank Valerie J
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

This is an unusual railway and very rarely used by tourists. It runs from Pathankot to Joginder Nagar, though most trains terminate prior to that. It is a very busy railway and we crossed a lot of trains on the passing loops of the single...More

3  Thank OceanWanderer
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Reviewed December 7, 2009

If you go to North Bengal make the effort to travel on the DHR affectionally known as the Toy Train. The route takes you from the plains up to the hill station of Darjeeling at an altitude of around 7,000ft The track runs alongside the...More

4  Thank Mar00ned
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Reviewed October 23, 2009

Although I have travelled on all the four mountain rail links, including Pathankot Joginder nagar rail link, but most beautious has been Kalka Shimla Stretch, It overpowers the technical feat of tunnelling in the mountains at that time when it was purely mannual not like...More

5  Thank GoGuleria
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Reviewed October 23, 2009

This is one of the prettiest train rides you can ever take. There's a superb view of the Dhauladhar range all the way, plus you get to rub shoulders with (or even get sat on by) the local populace. This is a real train, catering...More

4  Thank harinigs
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