5 Magnificent
Railway Routes
In India

Indian Railways is one
of the world’s largest
rail networks.

It is also one of the best
and relatively inexpensive
ways to commute from
one state to another.

Lush paddy fields, small
villages, wilderness, urban
destinations or snow-capped
mountains, you may
experience it all while you
travel by the Indian Railways.

Here's a look at some of
the most enchanting
railway routes in India
that one must experience.

route: The journey is set on
the longest bridge in India
and gives a striking view of
the blue seascape on both
sides of the bridge.

Nilgiri Mountains: Nilgiri
Passenger still runs on a steam
engine, going from Mettupalayam
to Ooty. Passengers travelling on
this route experience pine, oak
and eucalyptus forests.

Matheran to Neral: The
narrow gauge railway is said
to be one of the best routes
in India. It travels through
the rugged terrains of the
Western Ghats.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway:
The gauge railway that runs
between New Jalpaiguri-
Darjeeling in West Bengal. The
toy train offers grand views of
Mt Kanchenjunga and
Mt Everest.

Himalayan Queen: The official
running of the toy train from
Kalka-Shimla began in
1903 by the Britishers. The
astonishing journey takes
5 hours to cover 96 km.

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