Users' questions

Is toy train running now in Darjeeling?

Is toy train running now in Darjeeling?

The toy train joyride from Darjeeling to Ghum and back is currently operational. The one from NJP to Darjeeling has not yet started.

When Darjeeling toy train will open?

The ‘toy train’ in West Bengal’s Darjeeling, a part of the railway system declared by Unesco as a ‘World Heritage Site’, is set to be back on track once again from Wednesday, August 25, after a gap of more than one year due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation.

What is the fare of toy train in Darjeeling?

Charter Trains

SN Section Fare in Rs. (Single trip)
1 New Jalpaiguri -Rongtong 80,850/-
2 Siliguri -Tindharia 80,850/-
3 Tindharia – Kurseong 80,850/-
4 Kurseong-Darjeeling 80,850/-

When was the toy train in Darjeeling completed?

The railway was completed in 1881 and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. Today, some of the few remaining heritage steam locomotives in India run along it. A ride on the toy train is one of the popular things to do when visiting Darjeeling.

Which is the best train station for Darjeeling?

New Jalpaiguri is the gateway for Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim, the Northeast States, eastern Nepal and Bhutan. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy Train is the main attraction of this station. New Jalpaiguri railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway. Nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport.

Which is the toy train in New Jalpaiguri?

It is a non-superfast train. The average speed of this train is 11 kmph. It has classes First Class (FC) and Chair Car (CC). This train runs daily. Final chart for New Jalpaiguri Darjeeling (Toy Train) Passenger is prepared at New Jalpaiguri usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

How long is the train from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling?

This is a diesel engine hauled train and the journey takes about 7 hours each way. Best is to book online through Indian Railways Website ( Once you log into your account in irctc website, for New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, enter NJP at the ‘From Station’ and DJ at ‘To Station’.