The Kalka Shimla Heritage Railway

Kalka Shimla Railway, one of the very few heritage Railways in the world, as recognized by UNESCO, offers special trains and coaches besides the regular train service between Kalka & Shimla. You too can be one of the privileged persons of having the experience of travelling on these trains/coaches for a wonderful experience and everlasting memory.

 

Shivalik Deluxe


1.       Connecting Service to Howrah-Kalka Mail.

2.       Fare Rs. 280/- inclusive of catering on-board.

3.       Only one halt at Barog.

4.       Wall to wall carpeting.

5.       Wider glass windows for better view.

6.       Improved lighting and toilet facilities.

7.       Booking from any computerized PRS.

8.       The first super fast train on Narrow Gauge.

9.       Ultra modern coach with reversible chairs.

 Delux Rail Motor Car


1.       Journey time 4 hours 25 mins.

2.       Fare Rs. 247/- each passenger.

3.       Decorated tubelight fittings.

4.      Altimeter to indicate height.

5.       A party of fourteen can book this car.

6.       Transparent fibre glass roof.

7.    Ergonomically designed cushioned chairs.

8.    Luxurious ambience for a memorable holiday.

 Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach (RA-4)


1.       Fare per coach for a party of six inclusive of meals enroute       Rs. 4,970/- from Kalka to Shimla Rs. 3,495/- from Shimla to Kalka Rs. 8,465 both ways (including free one night stay at Shimla).

2.       Provided with temperature cum time indicator and altimeter.

3.       For travelling in style-fully furnished with bed, dinning table, chairs and a well-equipped on-board kitchen.

4.       Channel music system, soothing lights and bath room with ultra modern fittings.

Shivalik Queen (RA-67)


1.       Fare Rs. 3160/- for eight persons.  Meals complimentary.

2.       Elegantly furnished coupe for the luxury of travel.

3.       Offers a memorable journey for couples.

4.       Provides exclusive privacy to couples.

5.       Wall to wall carpet, big windows for panoramic view of the hills.

 

Twin Heritage Coach

 

1.       Two special inter-connected beautifully furnished coaches.

2.       Specially designed for tourism.

3.       Total Seating capacity 10 + 12 = 22.

4.       Ornamental electrical fittings and fans.

5.       Renovated lavatory and bath with shower.

6.       Attached pantry and transparent snack table.

7.       Fare Rs. 510/- per passenger.

Have you thought of having a special train for you, your family and friends? If yes, the same is available at very reasonable and affordable rates from any station to any station on Kalka Shimla section.  An exclusive train starting from Rs. 25200/- (approx.)! Readily available compositions for charters trains & their charges are:

 

Sr.No.

Compositions

Charges (approx.)

1

Shivalik Palace coach + Shivalik Queen coach + Twin heritage coach

Rs. 25200/-

2

Shivalik Palace coach + Shivalik Queen coach + Twin heritage coach + Two Shivalik deluxe chair car coaches (Ultra modern coach with reversible chairs)

Rs. 37300/-

3

Six Shivalik deluxe chair car coaches (Ultra modern coach with reversible chairs) [Carrying capacity 120 passengers]

Rs. 42780/-

4

Six deluxe chair car coaches [170 passengers]

Rs. 36050/-

 For further details and bookings contact: 

Ms. Praveen Gaur Dwivedi,

Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager,

Ambala Cantt. Ph. No. 0171-2610125

Fax no. 0171-2610596

(9am to 6pm, on weekdays) 

Additional GM (Tourism)/IRCTC/New Delhi

Ph. no. (011) 23701145, 23701101

Fax no. (011) 23701185, 23701177

e-mail:  hillcharter@irctc.com

 

Station Superintendent,

Kalka Railway Station, Kalka

Ph no. 01733-225088

Mob no. 09729539932

Sh. Amar Singh,

Commercial Inspector,

Room no. 7, Shimla Railway Station,

Shimla

Mob no. 09805039972 (9am to 6pm)

 Note- Please send the charter request to Sr.DCM/Ambala Cantt. at least five days before the expected date of charter. 

Disclaimer: While every effort would be made to make available the train / coaches on demand, there are limitation due to limited number of stocks & operational feasibility.

Retiring Rooms:

All the major stations enroute Kalka-Shimla Railway have accommodation facility for tourists, popularly known as Retiring Rooms & dormitories which can be booked on ‘first come first serve basis’ on payment of prescribed charges. Only those holding a valid ticket for and inward/outward journey are eligible to apply for the use of the Retiring Rooms and Dormitory Beds. The booking can be directly done with the respective Station Masters. The details of the accommodation are as under:

Sl. No

STATION

No. of retiring rooms

Charges of retiring rooms in Rs.

No. of beds in dormitory

Charges per bed of dormitory in Rs.

Double bedded

Other Category

Double bedded

Other category

A/C

NON A/C

A/C

NON A/C

A/C

NON A/C

A/C

NON A/C

1

Kalka

NA

2

NA

NA

NA

100/- 24 hrs

NA

NA

4

75/-

2

Dharampur Himachal

NA

2

NA

NA

NA

100/- 24 hrs

NA

NA

NA

NA

3

Barog

NA

3

NA

NA

NA

100/- 24 hrs

NA

NA

NA

NA

4

Solan

NA

1

NA

NA

NA

100/-24 hrs

NA

NA

NA

NA

5

Kanda Ghat

NA

1

NA

NA

NA

100/- 24 hrs

NA

NA

NA

NA

6

Summer Hill

NA

2

NA

NA

NA

100/-24 hrs

NA

NA

NA

NA

7

Shimla

NA

8

NA

2

NA

300/-

&

200/-*

NA

400/-& 300/-*

NA

NA

            * During off-season period

            At Barog, In addition to retiring rooms there is a specially designed cottage known as Shivalik Cottage. It is priced at Rs. 750/- for 24 hrs. From Shivalik Cottage, one can enjoy peace & panoramic view of Pine forests of Barog. For booking of Shivalik Cottage, please contact: Station Superintendent / Barog, Ph no. 01792-238814  

Complaints & Suggestions: 

If you have any complaint or suggestion related to Kalka Shimla Railway, please contact: 

 Sh. Jayant Singh,
Director (Tourism & Catering), Railway Board,
Rail Bhawan, Raiseena Road, New Delhi – 110001
Ph. No. 011-23384922
Fax no. 011-23383000
Email: dctg@rb.railnet.gov.in