Kalka Shimla train time table

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Kalka to Shimla is a narrow gauge railway track having a length of 90 kilometers. It is more than 100 years old world heritage site and tourists coming to Shimla do not want to miss its ride. As the trains running on this route are Small in size they are also called toy trains.  The track  is famous for its 103 tunnels and Trains on this route can be booked in the same as other trains on the IRCRC website online. The train takes five and a half hour to travel from Kalka to Shimla due to hill terrain.
The following is the Shimla Kalka toy train time table. Please note that most of the trains are in the early morning and there is no train after 12:00 noon. IF you are arriving at Kalka in the evening from Delhi you will have to take a hotel nearby Kalka railway station and start the next day morning to enjoy this heritage train ride.

Please note that not all trains stop at Shoghi Railway station

Shimla Kalka train Time table

Train No. Name From Departure Shoghi To Arrival
52456 Himalayan Queen Shimla 10:30 11:40 Kalka 16:10
52458 SML KLK Pass Shimla 14:25 15:25 Kalka 20:10
72452 Rail Motor Shimla 16:25 No stoppage Kalka 21:35
52452 Shivalik Deluxe Shimla 17:40 No stoppage Kalka 22:25
52454 SML KLK express Shimla 18:25 19:13 Kalka 23:20

 Kalka Shimla train time table

Train No. Name From Departure Shoghi To Arrival
52456 Himalayan Queen Kalka 12:10 No stoppage Shimla 17:20
52457 SML KLK Pass Kalka 04:00 08:15 Shimla 09:20
72451 Rail Motor Kalka 05:10 No Stoppage Shimla 09:50
52452 Shivalik Deluxe Kalka 05:30 No Stoppage Shimla 10:15
52454 SML KLK express Kalka 06:00 09:59 Shimla 11:05

During peak tourist season two additional trains are run by the India railways. See more information on these at indiarail.gov.in. 

Shimla Kalka Holiday Special trains

Train No. Name From Departure Shoghi To Arrival
02452 Kalka Shimla Spl Shimla 15:50 No stoppage Kalka 21:10
02454 Kalka Holiday Spl Shimla 09:25 No Stoppage Kalka 15:20

Kalka Shimla holiday special trains

Train No. Name From Departure Shoghi To Arrival
02451 Kalka Shimla Spl Kalka 07:00 No stoppage Shimla 12:10
02453 Kalka Holiday Spl Kalka 12:45 No stoppage Shimla 06:10

Sunrise Villa is 1.5 kilometers from Shoghi Railway station.  Pickup  / drop charges from Shoghi Railway station is Rs 150 by Indica car. If coming by Himalayan Queen train the nearest station is the Tara Devi railway station and pickup charges from there is Rs 200.

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