Steam Locomotive Pulling the Darjeeling "Toy Train" (India)

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Steam Locomotive Pulling the Darjeeling "Toy Train" (India)

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Steam train departing from Darjeeling (India), pulled by steam locomotive -#782 "Mountaineer".

View more photos of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway narrow gauge tracks are sharing the road with car traffic on the entire length of the tracks, along the narrow mountain road (National Highway 55) between Siliguri and Darjeeling (78 kilometres / 48 mi).

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, locally known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling (India). It is still operated by vintage British-built B Class steam locomotives. Operations between Siliguri and Kurseong have been temporarily suspended since 2010 following a Landslide at Tindharia (view photos of the landslide).

For more info about the DHR steam locomotives, read and

For more information about the Darjeeling Steam-powered Train, read

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Photo taken on March 25, 2013
Hill Cart Road, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India
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