10 Crazy and Amazing Train Journeys to Take While you’re in College
Trainman introduces you to the top 10 crazy train travels while you are in college. The app is specifically designed to show you the train status in real time. So, booking your reservation becomes a simple and streamlined process. You can get to know the seat availability, numbers, and the coach number in which the seats are available. Download the Trainman app today and enjoy the experience of online train status inquiry.
1. Kalka to Shimla
The sheer thrill of passing through 103 tunnels gives you an exciting experience as you travel from Kalka to Shimla. The UNESCO toy train runs on a 762mm gauge rail track. The six hours journey passes through the mountainous and forest regions. There are about 82 bridges on the way.
The first train KLK SML passenger is at 4:00 am from Kalka. Then you can get a train at 5:30, 6:00, 11:35 and 12:10. In addition, there are two-holiday special trains at 6:00 and 12:30. Check for any changes in timing and schedule on your Trainman app train status.
The trains stop at 10 intermediate railway stations on the way. The journey between these stations gives you the best of Himalayan mountainous travel.
2. Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling
The train travel from Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling takes about eight hours to cover a distance of 88 kilometers. The train passes through Siliguri town and junction, Sukna, Rangtong, Tindharia, Gayabari, Mahanadi, Kurseong, Tung, Sonada, and Ghoom before arriving at Darjeeling.
Your travel starts at 314 feet above sea level. The altitude increases steeply from Sukna (1511 feet) and reaches 7,407 feet by the time you reach Ghoom. It is the peak point in the journey. Then the train climbs down by 1000+ feet to reach Darjeeling at an altitude of 6812 feet. The journey takes you through steep gradients, curves, tunnels, and other exciting locations.
The first train is at 7:40 am and the last train is at 4:30 pm. You can get to know more information about the train name, and train status on the Trainman app.
3. Mettupalayam to Ooty
The train journey between Mettupalayam and Ooty is one of the most exciting you can ever experience in South India. Nilgiri Mountains are known for their vast forests, prehistoric rocks, scenic beauty, and tea estates.
The fragrance from thousands of Eucalyptus trees is the key attraction as you reach the hill-stations. The steam engine which started its services in 1900 has now been replaced by the Diesel locomotive. The train travels through more than 100 tunnels and 250 bridges on its way.
The most thrilling experience on the train is when it passes through sharp curves numbering about 208. Make sure you carry your best cameras to shoot the most enchanting footages.
The first train starts from Mettupalayam at 7:10 in the morning. The travel takes approximately five hours to reach Ooty. There are eleven stations on the route at which the train stops. Hillgrove, Coonoor, Wellington, and Fernhill are the major stations on the way. You can check the train status from Trainman app, which is the most popular in India.
4. Pathankot to Jogindernagar
The Kangra Valley Railway covers a distance of 164 kilometers from Pathankot in Punjab to Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh. The train reaches a peak altitude of 1,290 meters on its way through dense forests, mountainous regions, and historic places.
Palampur and Baijnath Paprola are the two major stations on the way. The travel takes you across many rivers and steep valleys. You can get to enjoy all the fascinating views when you take a right seat on the train. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
5. Neral to Matheran
Neral to Matheran train travel in Maharashtra covers a distance of 21 kilometers. The Western-GHAT railway is a UNESCO heritage route which covers the main stations like Jumapatti, water-pipe, and Aman lodge. The hilly travel is a visual treat and a great adventurous experience. The first train starts at 6:40 in the morning. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
6. Jammu to Baramulla
The Jammu to Baramulla mountain train covers a distance of 345 kilometers. It passes through major stations like Sopore, Hamre and Pattan. You can call it one of the toughest routes in India as it passes through many challenging locations. It is a broad-gauge route, hence stable and strong despite passing through steep terrains. The first train is at 9:45 in the morning. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
7. Lumding to Badarpur
The train travel from Lumding in Assam to Badarpur in Haryana covers a distance of 210 kilometers. The greatest experience is on the eastern mountains made of sandstone. You can come across giant geological formations which are from the Jurassic era. The first train starts at 6:10 in the morning.
8. Rishikesh to Karnaprayag
The train from Rishikesh to Karnaprayag covers a distance of 125 kilometers. The most exciting part of the journey is the tunnel travel. The seven-hour journey passes through sixteen bridges. 80% of the route is through deep tunnels. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
9. Londa to PANJIM Goa
The train from Londa in Karnataka to Goa covers a distance of 83 kilometers. The train passes through major stations like Vasco-Da-Gama, Castle Rock, and Madagaon Railway Station. The existing travel takes you along waterfalls, rivers, forests, and many hilly regions. DUDH-SAGAR waterfalls and THIVIM are the other important stations on the way. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
10. Ratnagiri to Mangalore
The hill train from Ratnagiri to Mangalore passes through two main stations of Madagaon and Honnavar. The major part of the route is through SAHYADRI Mountains. The exciting part comes when the train passes over the bridges that are very close to the waterfalls. The long snake-like curves are the major attractions on the way. You can get more information about the train status and book from India’s best Trainman app.
About the author
Ankit Srivastava is a Digital Marketing Strategist by profession & Blogger by passion. He loves writing on various topics as per his interest. Apart from blogging, he is a big foodie & love clicking pictures of his favorite food items. Whenever he gets free time from all this, he goes to explore different places of India. Read more