Darjeeling Toy Train Service Will Resume from Christmas, Says Railway Officials

Darjeeling Toy Train Service Will Resume from Christmas, Says Railway Officials

December 24, 2020 Off By admin


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Resumption of providers over the complete 88-km size of the DHR between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri stations within the plains at Siliguri will probably be thought-about after essential permission is accorded by the state authorities.

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  • Last Updated: December 24, 2020, 12:59 IST
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Much to the delight of vacationers flocking to the hills within the festive season, pleasure rides of the famed toy prepare of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) will resume from Christmas, a Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) official mentioned on Thursday. Three every day pleasure trip providers will probably be run between Darjeeling and Ghum stations from Friday, the NFR spokesman mentioned from Maligaon.

”The West Bengal authorities has given permission for the resumption of pleasure trip providers between Darjeeling and Ghum at current,” he mentioned. The variety of providers could also be elevated later relying on the demand of passengers, he mentioned.

Resumption of providers over the complete 88-km size of the DHR between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri stations within the plains at Siliguri will probably be thought-about after essential permission is accorded by the state authorities, the NFR official mentioned. The toy prepare providers have been stopped in March owing to a nationwide lockdown declared by the Central authorities in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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