Kalka to Shimla by Train
Kalka has a narrow gauge line toward Shimla in North West India. Mostly the route from Kalka to Shimla is hilly; therefore one can enjoy breathtaking views of mountains and surrounding villages. [hana-code-insert name=’rectangle’ /]Many trains travel between Kalka and Shimla that covers the total distance of 90 Kms in round about 5 to 6 hours.
Kalka to Shimla train route
Kalka Shimla railway track is one of the oldest hill railway track built by the British in India. It was built to connect Shimla, the former summer capital of India during British period. Now the capital of Himachal Pradesh. One can enjoy the panoramic views of mountains and villages during their journey from Kalka to Shimla.
Kalka to Shimla train stations
While travelling from Kalka to Shimla by train one has to pass through Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Shoghi, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra, Summerhill and than finally toward your destination Shimla. Enjoy the picturesque views of green lush valleys and majestic mountains.
Kalka Shimla railway track runs through 103 tunnels. In which Barog tunnel said to be the longest tunnel which is associated with local tales and peoples belief.
- Kalka Shimla passenger train
- Rail Motor
- Shivalik Deluxe Express
- Kalka Shimla Express
- Himalayan Queen
Kalka Shimla Train Time Table
|Train no.||Train Name||Dep. Time||Arr. Time|
|52457||KLK SML PASS||04:00 AM||09:20 AM|
|72451||RAIL MOTOR||05:10 AM||09:50 AM|
|52451||SHIVALIK DLX EXP||05:30 AM||10:15 AM|
|52453||KALKA SIMLA EXP||06:00 AM||11:05AM|
|52455||HIMALYAN QUEEN||12:10 PM||05:20 PM|
There are some Holiday special trains that runs during peak season time. These trains mostly run during holiday season. For latest information you can log on to Indian railways official website www.irctc..co.in
- Kalka Shimla Special
- Kalka Holiday Special
|02451||Kalka Shimla special||07:00 AM||12:10PM|
|02453||Kalka Holiday Special||12:45 PM||06:10 PM|
One can enjoy these beautiful views on their return journey also from Shimla to Kalka by train. For that we are providing you with time Schedule of train from Shimla to Kalka that is given below.
Shimla to Kalka Time Schedule
|Train no.||Train Name||Dep. Time||Arr. Time Shoghi||Arr. Time Kalka|
|52456||HIMALYAN QUEEN||10:30 AM||11:40 AM||04:10 PM|
|52458||SML KLK PASS||02:25 PM||03:25 PM||08:10 PM|
|72452||RAIL MOTOR||04:25 PM||No Stoppage||09:35 PM|
|52452||SHIVALIK DLX EXP||05:40 PM||No Stoppage||10:25 PM|
|52454||SML KALKA EXP||06:15 PM||07:13 PM||11:20 PM|
Holiday special, these trains’ runs only during peak season time. Enjoy your journey with these trains during these holiday season.
|02452||Kalka Shimla Special||03:50 PM||No Stoppage||09:10 PM|
|02454||Kalka Holiday Special||09:25 AM||No Stoppage||03:20 PM|
Toy train bookings are open only one month in advance. Bookings have to be done in advance in winters and summers during the peak season time. Toy train advance bookings can be done through cleartrip.com, IRCTC Online Passenger Reservation System, yatra.com, Makemytrip.com etc.
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