Shimla Luxury Train




Shimla is regarded as the 'queen of the hills' and the best way to reach Shimla is to ride the Shimla Luxury Train- the Shivalik Deluxe Express. A ride on the Shimla Deluxe Express is memorable for the stunning vistas of the majestic Himalayan countryside.

The departure time of the Shimla Luxury Train- Shivalik Deluxe Express is in the early hours of the morning. The departure time of the Shimla luxury train is adjusted with the Howrah Kalka Mail train arriving from Kolkata.

The Shimla Luxury train departs only after the Howrah Kalka Mail pulls into Kalka railway station. The tourists coming from Kolkata and other parts of the country changes trains to board the Shimla luxury train-Shivalik Deluxe Express in Kalka to depart for Shimla. The Shimla Luxury train usually departs Kalka for Shimla at 5.30AM.


The Shimla Luxury train-Shivalik Deluxe Express are truly luxurious- the coaches are fitted with cushioned chairs-which can swing 360 degrees if required. The coaches of the Shimla luxury train have wall to wall carpeting and wide, clear glass windows. The speed of 25 kilometers per hour will prolong your pleasure of observing the excellent Himalayan scenery.

Shivalik Deluxe Express-the Shimla luxury train does not have any intermediate stops between Kalka and Shimla railway stations. But the Shimla luxury train makes a brief halt at Barog so that food packets are loaded into the train. The number of food packets loaded into the Shimla luxury train are equal to the number of passengers on the train.

The breakfast is complimentary in the UP journey to Shimla and the dinner is complimentary in the DOWN journey from Shimla to Kalka. The breakfast itself is a memorable experience for the tourist on his or her way to Shimla.

The train number of Shivalik Deluxe Express is 241



Last Updated on : 4/11/2012