Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: Photo essay

Author: Pallavi Rai
Date: 2020-02-05

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The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), popularly called the Darjeeling Toy Train, is a 2 ft (610 mm) gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.

View of DHR station in Darjeeling on a cold winter afternoon in January. People walking on the rail tracks is a common sight here.


Workers loading coal for the steam engine (Darjeeling).