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“Darjeeling toy Train” 4 of 5 stars
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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #13 of 70 Attractions in Darjeeling
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Owner description: A spectacular narrow gauge steam railway is still operational.
New Delhi, India
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“Darjeeling toy Train”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

It is simply a joy ride....one can simply get off and get on the train as per wish.........batasia loop is an engineering feet altogether and the train ride provides ample opportunity to enjoy the view.

Visited November 2012
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“Very Poorly Maintained”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

People who want to see everything on a trip and do not want to miss anything during a holiday would also be disappointed by this terribly maintained Toy Train which takes you for a so called joy ride which is absolutely disappointing.
Should be avoided

Visited September 2013
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New Delhi, India
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“Darjeeling Railway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Hi ! recently I was in Darjeeling with my family. Seeing the worst situation of the Heritage Darjeeling Railways disturbed me. The coaches seems to be like tin boxes. Seats are not maintained. There was a landslide two years back which was not maintained till my visit in Sep. 13. Actually West Bengal Govt. is not looking towards Darjeeling which is a worst situation. Previously I was very excited to see and visit the Railway but after seeing the condition I feel pity for it........ :(

Visited September 2013
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

I went on a Joy Ride. It was a marvellous ride. The views are specatular. It oozes with old world charm!

Visited April 2013
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“A must-visit attraction in Darjeeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Due to limited time it wasn't possible to take the full trip on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway all the way to Kurseong, but still managed a short trip from Darjeeling to Ghum and back. This was well worth the effort and still allowed the experience on being on the railway. Recommended

Visited August 2013
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