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Special features of Kalka-Shimla Section

The Kalka Shimla Heritage Railway
Kalka Shimla Railway, one of the very few heritage Railways in the world, as recognized by UNESCO, offers special trains and coaches besides the regular train service between Kalka & Shimla. You too can be one of the privileged persons of having the experience of travelling on these trains/coaches for a wonderful experience and everlasting memory.

Shivalik Deluxe


1. Connecting Service to Howrah-Kalka Mail.

2. Fare Rs. 280/- inclusive of catering on-board.

3. Only one halt at Barog.

4. Wall to wall carpeting.

5. Wider glass windows for better view.

6. Improved lighting and toilet facilities.

7. Booking from any computerized PRS.

8. The first super fast train on Narrow Gauge.

9. Ultra modern coach with reversible chairs.

10. Provision of music system, microphone

11. Cabins for couples.

12. Seating capacity of 131.

Delux Rail Motor Car


1. Journey time 4 hours 25 mins.

2. Fare Rs. 247/- each passenger.

3. Decorated tubelight fittings.

4. Digital time cum temprature display unit.

5. Altimeter to indicate height.

6. Facilities of VCR, Television and Music System

7. High quality catering service.

8. A party of fourteen can book this car.

9. Transparent fibre glass roof.

10. Ergonomically designed cushioned chairs.

11. Provision of heat convectors in winter.

12. Luxurious ambience for a memorable holiday.

13.  Seating capacity for 14 or 18 persons

Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach (RA-4)


1. Fare per coach for a party of six inclusive of meals enroute.

2. Rs. 4,970/- from Kalka to Shimla Rs. 3,495/- from Shimla to Kalka Rs. 8,465 both ways (including free one night stay at Shimla).

3. Provided with temperature cum time indicator and altimeter.

4. For travelling in style-fully furnished with bed, dinning table, chairs and a well-equipped on-board kitchen.

5. Channel music system, soothing lights and bath room with ultra modern fittings.

Shivalik Queen (RA-67)


1. Digital time cum temperature display unit.

2. Fare Rs. 790/- for two.  Meals complimentary.

3. Elegantly furnished coupe for the luxury of travel.

4. Offers a memorable journey for couples.

5. Provides exclusive privacy to couples.

6. Wall to wall carpet, big windows for panoramic view of the hills.

Twin Heritage Coach


1. Two special inter-connected beautifully furnished coaches.

2. Specially designed for tourism.

3. Seating capacity 10 to 12.

4. Ornamental electrical fittings and fans.

5. Renovated lavotary and bath with shower.

6. Attached pantry and transparent snack table.

7. Fare Rs. 510/- per passenger.

Have you thought of having a special train for you, your family and friends? If yes, the same is available at very reasonable and affordable rates from any station to any station on Kalka Shimla section.  An exclusive train for Rs. 28000/- (approx.)!

For further details and bookings contact: 

Shri Karan Singh
Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager,
Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager,
Ambala Cantt. Ph. No. 0171-2610125
Fax no. 0171-2610596
Mob no. 09729539950

Sh. Ajay Kochar,
Station Superintendent,
Kalka Railway Station, Kalka
Ph no. 01733-221109
Mob no. 09729539948

Sh. Amar Singh,
Commercial Inspector,
Room no. 7, Shimla Railway Station,
Mob no. 09805039972

Disclaimer: While every effort would be made to make available the train / coaches on demand, there are limitation due to limited number of stocks & operational feasibility.

If you have any complaint or suggestion related to Kalka Shimla Railway, please contact:  

Sh. Jayant Singh,
Director (Tourism & Catering), Railway Board,
Rail Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi – 110001
Ph. No. 011-23384922
Fax no. 011-23383000

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