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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Dhr
West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Bista seeks separate division for hill railway

BJP MP Raju Bista has demanded that a separate division being created for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.While speaking on the motion in support of the railway budget in the Lok Sabha on Thursday ev...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

DHR halves joy rides

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway on Thursday slashed the number of toy train trips by half till March 20 as tourist footfall dropped in the wake of travel restrictions to combat the novel coronavirus....
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

DHR set for 1-lakh passenger count

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is likely to touch the one lakh mark in terms of the number of passengers for the second fiscal in a row, indicate the data available with the heritage mountain railwa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Case filed over toy train death

The family of Hooghly tourist Pradip Saxena has filed a police complaint of negligence over his death during a toy train ride last month, reiterating their claim that he died after getting entangled i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

State government glare on toy train death

The Bengal government will speak to the railway authorities to know what exactly led to last week’s death of Pradip Saxena, a tourist from Rishra in Hooghly, during a toy train ride near Darjeeling....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Two toy train stations to reopen this month

Two toy train stations in Darjeeling that had been torched during the statehood agitation two years ago have been rebuilt and are expected to be reopened for tourists this month.The buildings of the S...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 19.08.19

Loco chugs in UK’s ‘Darjeeling’

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) enthusiasts in the UK celebrated the introduction of steam loco 19, a B-class DHR loco, at the Launceston Steam Railway in Cornwall on August 15.The Launceston Steam...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

NFR claims efforts to preserve DHR heritage

Senior officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway said on Tuesday that they were putting their best efforts to conserve the heritage service of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and highlighted the ne...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.19

Unesco panel concern on toy train

The World Heritage Committee of Unesco has expressed concern over the status and conservation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that was conferred the world heritage status 20 years ago.At the 43rd ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Toy train with tourists derails

A Darjeeling Himalayan Railway toy train derailed near Jorebungalow on Sunday while it was heading for Kurseong from Darjeeling.Sources said wheels of one of the coaches had jumped off the tracks and ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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