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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.22

Pause in DHR services

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to suspend regular services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling for three days from Friday. Incessant rains in th...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

News  /  Published 06.05.22

‘VIP culture’ couldn’t take Darjeeling toy train tourist for a ride

A tourist in Darjeeling on Wednesday stood up to one of India’s perennial ailments — the ‘VIP culture’. Members of the parliamentary standing committee on railways, including ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


News  /  Published 26.03.22

More toy train joyrides lure tourists to Darjeeling this summer

As India is set to recommence scheduled international flight services from March 27, which remained suspended for the last two years, Gulf carrier Emirates on Friday announced it re-introduce its pre-...
By PTI in Mumbai, Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.22

Ghoom summer festival lacks spark

The railway station at Ghoom, which is a part of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) that is a world heritage site listed by Unesco, currently resembles an area for roadside food stalls. DHR autho...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.22

Don’t monetise hill rail: DHR fan

A senior member of the UK-based Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (DHRS) has said the India government should refrain from monetising the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and explore alternative optio...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.22

Joy on tracks

The Summer Festival 2022 of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was launched at the New Jalpaiguri station on Tuesday. SK Choudhury, the divisional railway manager of the Katihar division of the Northeas...
By Bireswar Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Brake on toy trains, worry for tourism sector

Toy trains service between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling stations will remain suspended from February 2 to February 10 on account of maintenance of the tracks. The announcement by the Darjeeling Hima...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Toy train service resumes in Darjeeling, woos tourists

The toy train service of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) between New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Darjeeling that had been suspended for three months following a landslide between Tindharia and Mahanad...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Vistadome coaches for Darjeeling joy rides

The rise in the demand of tickets for vistadome coaches introduced by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in many routes of north Bengal and the Northeast has now made railway authorities decide on i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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