One of the ancient railmotors climbs the final few yards into Shimla, at the end of it`s 60 mile journey from Kalka.
The narrow gauge turntable at Shimla contains it`s own narrow gauge track and trucks! This 2011 view shows one of the vintage railmotors having been turned, waits to form the 1625 service to Kalka... (more)
The station porters at Shimla relax as they await the next arrival from Kalka. Their work is hard and heavy due to the amount of steep paths with no vehicle access in this very interesting town.
One of the ancient 2 feet 6 inch gauge railmotors heads away from Shimla with the 1625 to Kalka. During it`s 5 hour, 60 mile journey, it will descend 4656 feet.
One of the ancient 2 feet 6 inch gauge railmotors is turned at Shimla prior to forming the 1625 to Kalka, a 5 hour journey!