Four diesel locomotives handle most of the scheduled service, with daily tourist trains. Decorative ceiling of the 'toy train'. Railway station at Ghoom, East Bengal.
The railway is also sometimes called 'the train to the clouds' since it's the highest railway in India and is among the highest in the world. It is still fully operational and retains most of its original features intact. Download premium images you can't get anywhere else. The Himalayas en route to Darjeeling. Siliguri, at the base of the Himalayas, was connected to Darjeeling by a cart road the present day Hill Cart Road on which Tonga services carriage services were available.