India

There are three railways in India mountain railways. (The Link:Indianrailway Official website)
We concluded a sister railway treaty on Dec. 24, 2016.
 
India Hill Metro Road Location Map & Coordinates Description
 

Coordinate 1: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, DHR

  • From Siliguri to Darjeeling; total length: 88km; track gauge: 610mm; altitude: from 124m to 2258m.
  • It was established for transportation during England Colonial Period and started running on 1881. It was also the first railway recorded as the World Cultural Heritage in Asia on 1999.

Coordinate 2: Nilgiri Mountain Railway, NMR

  • NMR, which located at Tamil Nadu, the southern India, was also established during England Colonial Period and started running on 1908. It was recorded as the World Cultural Heritage on 2005.
  • Total length: 46km; track gauge: 1000mm; altitude: from 326m to 2345m.

Coordinate 3: Kalka Shimla Railway, KSR

  • KSR started running on 1903 and was aim to be a main transportation of city, Shimla. It was recorded as the World Cultural Heritage on 2008.
  • Total length: 96km; track gauge: 762mm; altitude: from 656m to 2076m.
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