Archive for May, 2011

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)

India > West Bengal > Darjeeling

April 2011

I’d heard so much of the delightful Toy Train of Darjeeling, that one fine spring weekend Mr Alan Bligh and I found ourselves in the Indian Himalaya, after flying into Kolkata, an overnight train to New Jalpaiguri and a harrowing car ride up the mountains to Darjeeling … yes, Planes, Trains & Automobiles! Alan is a true-blue train buff, while I am … ermmm …  a pseudo one, but whatever it is, we had a swell time with the famous Toy Train.

.

#1 – Himalaya Toy Train First Sighting in Ghum


.
#2 – Darjeeling Himalaya Toy Train Almost Leaving Me Behind in Ghum

.
#3 – Himalayan Toy Train with Diesel Engine for Darjeeling-Kurseong Run

===

Past Places

Super Stories (Recent 75)

DIRECTORY OF PICTORIALS 2004-2009

Please click HERE for a full list of stories from 2004. Pleasant viewing, thanks!