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Lovely train journey

This was the most enjoyable train journey I have had, travelling through beautiful scenery from... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
jameslesleyc
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Poor qualitytravel on railways, put in 3rd class carriages while there were 1st class carriages... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2015
Valerie J
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Newport, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible12%
9 Oct 2017
“Lovely train journey”
23 Mar 2015
“Train journeys”
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Reviewed 9 October 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.

Thank jameslesleyc
Reviewed 23 March 2015

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

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 14 July 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
Reviewed 7 December 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
Reviewed 23 October 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
Reviewed 23 October 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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