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The Kalka Shimla Heritage Railway

Kalka Shimla Railway, one of the very few heritage Railways in


the world, as recognized by UNESCO, offers special trains and coaches
besides the regular train service between Kalka & Shimla. You too can
be one of the privileged persons of having the experience of travelling
on these trains/coaches for a wonderful experience and everlasting
memory.
Shivalik Deluxe
1. Connecting Service to Howrah-Kalka
Mail.
2. Fare Rs. 280/- inclusive of catering
on-board.
3. Only one halt at Barog.
4. Wall to wall carpeting.
5. Wider glass windows for better view.
6. Improved lighting and toilet facilities.
7. Booking from any computerized PRS.
8. The first super fast train on Narrow
Gauge.
9. Ultra modern coach with reversible
chairs.

Delux Rail Motor Car


1. Journey time 4 hours 25 mins.
2. Fare Rs. 247/- each passenger.
3. Decorated tubelight fittings.
4. Altimeter to indicate height.
5. A party of fourteen/eighteen can
book this car.
6. Transparent fiber glass roof.
7. Ergonomically designed cushioned
chairs.
8. Luxurious ambience for a memorable
holiday.

Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach (RA-4)

1. Fare per coach for a party of six inclusive


of meals enroute Rs. 4,970/- from Kalka
to Shimla Rs. 3,495/- from Shimla to
Kalka Rs. 8,465 both ways (including free
one night stay at Shimla).
2. Provided with temperature cum time
indicator and altimeter.
3. For travelling in style-fully furnished with
dinning table, chairs and a well-equipped
on-board kitchen.
4. Channel music system, soothing lights
and bath room with ultra modern fittings.
Shivalik Queen (RA-67)

1. Fare Rs. 3160/- for eight persons. Meals


complimentary.
2. Elegantly furnished coupe for the luxury
of travel.
3. Offers a memorable journey for couples.
4. Provides exclusive privacy to couples.
5. Wall to wall carpet, big windows for
panoramic view of the hills.

Twin Heritage Coach


1. Two special inter-connected beautifully
furnished coaches.
2. Specially designed for tourism.
3. Total Seating capacity 10 + 12 = 22.
4. Ornamental electrical fittings and fans.
5. Renovated lavatory and bath with shower.
6. Attached pantry and transparent snack
table.
7. Fare Rs. 510/- per passenger.

Have you thought of having a special train for you, your family and friends? If yes,
the same is available at very reasonable and affordable rates from any station to
any station on Kalka Shimla section. An exclusive train starting from Rs. 25200/-
(approx.)! Readily available compositions for charters trains & their charges are:

Sr.No. Compositions Charges (approx.)


1 Shivalik Palace coach + Shivalik Queen coach + Rs. 25200/-
Twin heritage coach
2 Shivalik Palace coach + Shivalik Queen coach + Rs. 37300/-
Twin heritage coach + Two Shivalik deluxe chair car
coaches (Ultra modern coach with reversible chairs)
3 Six Shivalik deluxe chair car coaches (Ultra modern Rs. 42780/-
coach with reversible chairs) [Carrying capacity 120 passengers]
4 Six deluxe chair car coaches [170 passengers] Rs. 36050/-

For further details and bookings contact:

Sh. Karan Singh, Sh. Rajiv Gupta,


Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager, Additional GM (Tourism)/IRCTC/New
Ambala Cantt. Ph. No. 0171-2610125 Delhi
Fax no. 0171-2610596 Ph. no. (011) 23701145, 23701101
Mob no. 09729539950 Fax no. (011) 23701185, 23701177
(9am to 6pm, on weekdays) Mob. 09717640472
e-mail: hillcharter@irctc.com

Station Superintendent, Sh. Amar Singh,


Kalka Railway Station, Kalka Commercial Inspector,
Ph no. 01733-225088 Room no. 7, Shimla Railway Station,
Mob no. 09729539932 Shimla
Mob no. 09805039972 (9am to 6pm)
Note- Please send the charter request to Sr.DCM/Ambala Cantt. at least five days
before the expected date of charter.

Disclaimer: While every effort would be made to make available the train / coaches on
demand, there are limitation due to limited number of stocks & operational feasibility.

Retiring Rooms:

All the major stations enroute Kalka-Shimla Railway have accommodation


facility for tourists, popularly known as Retiring Rooms & dormitories which can be
booked on ‘first come first serve basis’ on payment of prescribed charges. Only those
holding a valid ticket for and inward/outward journey are eligible to apply for the use
of the Retiring Rooms and Dormitory Beds. The booking can be directly done with
the respective Station Masters. The details of the accommodation are as under:

Charges of retiring rooms


No. of retiring rooms
in Rs. Charges
No. of
per bed
Sl. Double Other Double Other beds in
STATION of
No bedded Category bedded category dormitor
dormitor
y
NON NON NON NON y in Rs.
A/C A/C A/C A/C
A/C A/C A/C A/C

100/-
1 Kalka NA 2 NA NA NA NA NA 4 75/-
24 hrs

Dharamp
100/-
2 ur NA 2 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
24 hrs
Himachal

100/-
3 Barog NA 3 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
24 hrs

100/-
4 Solan NA 1 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
24 hrs

Kanda 100/-
5 NA 1 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Ghat 24 hrs

Summer 100/-
6 NA 2 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Hill 24 hrs

300/-
400/-&
7 Shimla NA 8 NA 2 NA & NA NA NA
300/-*
200/-*
* During off-season period
At Barog, In addition to retiring rooms there is a specially designed cottage known as
Shivalik Cottage. It is priced at Rs. 750/- for 24 hrs. From Shivalik Cottage, one can enjoy
peace & panoramic view of Pine forests of Barog. For booking of Shivalik Cottage, please
contact: Station Superintendent / Barog, Ph no. 01792-238814

Complaints & Suggestions:


If you have any complaint or suggestion related to Kalka Shimla Railway, please contact:

Sh. Jayant Singh,


Director (Tourism & Catering), Railway Board,
Rail Bhawan, Raiseena Road, New Delhi – 110001
Ph. No. 011-23384922
Fax no. 011-23383000
Email: dctg@rb.railnet.gov.in