Himalayan queen is one of the popular toy train on Kalka Shimla railway route.
Kalka Shimla railways route has covered more than 110 years of its existence. A toy train runs over this route crossed a thick Himalayan forest. It is an adventurous journey crossing 102 tunnels, Arch gallery bridges, and chalet styled stations. The distance of this route is 96.5 km.
Total travel time on this track is 5 to 6 hours by toy train. This journey is a lifetime memory for the tourists.
Himalayan queen is the most popular chair car train on Kalka Shimla route. This train has facilities like soft cushioned seats, bigger windows, top shelve for small luggage
Himalayan queen has 18 seats in one cabin. All seats are aligned in 6 rows 3 seats in each row. Seats are in two by one format means there is one seat at one side of cabin and other side has two seats. Seats are comfortable cushion chairs with cushioned hand rest. Back of the seat is high for head rest.
There is a fine ambiance inside the cabin of Himalayan queen. Each cabin has 18 seats, one luggage shelf and a washroom. There is bottle holder for each seat. A side table is available inside the cabin to keep food. Walls and flooring are very good in texture. Pictures of heritage toy train are hanged on the walls of the cabin.
Himalayan queen has facility of toilet inside the cabin. Toilet of Himalayan queen is similar to other trains of India. Facilities like washbasin, english pot, liquid soap and running water is available in toilet.
Himalayan queen runs all the day of weeks from both sides. It has a train number 52455 from Kalka. It departs Kalka station at 12:10. The travel time of this train is 5 hours 20 minutes with an average speed of 18 KMPH. It has stoppage at nine stations traveling from both of the sides. It stops at following stations.
|Sr No.||Station||Arrival Timing|
|1||Dharampur Himachal||01:42 PM – 01:47 PM|
|2||Kumarhatti||02:05 PM – 02:06 PM|
|3||Barog||02:17 PM – 02:27 PM|
|4||Solan||02:39 PM – 02:41 PM|
|5||Salogra||03:00 PM – 03:01 PM|
|6||Kandaghat||03:17 PM – 03:21 PM),|
|7||Tara Devi||04:35 PM – 04:36 PM|
|8||Jutogh||04:50 PM – 04:51 PM|
|9||Summer Hill||05:02 PM – 05:12 PM|
It waits for Kalka Shatabdi train number 12011 arrives at 11:45 PM and Himalayan queen train number 14096 arrives Kalka at 11:10 PM to further connect to Shimla.
Himalayan queen has train number 52455 from Shimla. This train starts from Shimla station at 10:25 AM. Travel time from Shimla to Kalka 5 hours 20 minutes.
You can book this train by IRCTC website or mobile application. Booking of this train is also available by MMT, Cleartrip, Goibibo and Paytm website and mobile application.