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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Dhr
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

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

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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

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

New toy train service launched

Rise in number of passengers has prompted the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway to introduce a new train service for tourists. Christened as “Himkanya,” the service will run on weekends betwee...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Birthday party? Charter a toy train

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) , in a bid to popularise the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) toy train, is offering chartered rides for corporate and social celebrations. “Any individua...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

More joyrides on toy train route

Authorities of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), a Unesco recognised world heritage, have decided to come up with more joyrides from October 1. Joyrides are the most popular toy train rides. D...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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