The staff in the Shimla signal box pause for a photograph before dispacthing the last narrow gauge train of the day down the hill to Kalka.
Kangra Valley Railway, 2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3 No 177 rearranges it`s train at Joginder Nagar, ready for the 101 miles return run to Pathankot.
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3 No 701 leaves Kandaghat with the Himalayan Queen, 1210 Kalka to Shimla. The train takes 5 hours and 10 minutes to do the arduous 60 miles.
Kangra Valley Railway ZDM3 No 167 heads the 0700 Pathankot to Baijnath Paprola, seen nearing Nagrota. The cows have seen it all before.
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3 no 177 leaves Joginder Nagar with the 1220 to Pathankot on the Kangra Valley Railway.
2 feet 6 inch gauge No 701 nears Solan with the 1210 Kalka to Shimla. These 2008 built ZDM3 locos look very different to the earlier versions built in the 1970s, which had a single driving cab. Se... (more)
With clouds forming over the Himalayas, Kangra Valley Railway ZDM3 No 178 leaves Nagrota with the 0720 Joginder Nagar to Pathankot. This service is booked 10 hours and 10 minutes for it`s 101 mile... (more)
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3,No 159, leaves Kathleeghat with the 1425 Shimla to Kalka.
One of the ancient railmotors heads away from Shimla on the 1625 to Kalka, a 5 hour journey.
Kalka is the main workshops for the 2 feet 6 inch gauge line to Shimla. Here, the engine from ZDM3 No 195 is given attention.
Kangra Valley Railway, ZDM3 No 177, awaits permission to enter the station at Baijnath Paprola. The passengers have decided to get off and walk up the track to the station. The train moved off wit... (more)
On the beautiful 2 foot 6 inch Kangra Valley Railway, ZDM3 ~179 pulls into Bharmar in a brief glimpse of sun.