Chartering of narrow gauge trains in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is gaining popularity. This facility is ideal to celebrate small functions on World Heritage site. Since the introduction of the Chartered Trains in DHR section, N. F. Railway is gaining good response from tourists. N. F. Railway is operating several joy-rides hauled by diesel and heritage steam engines through scenic beauty of the tea gardens and breath-taking view of Himalayan hill areas. Tourist can enjoy on train services while making celebrations riding through the unique services of chartered trains provided by DHR.
Any individuals, tour operators, corporate house, hotel agency, foreign tourist can book the charter train by placing demand through online or offline. Interested parties can book the train either for single trip or round trip as per their choice of routes.
Steam or Diesel engine hauled trains can be chartered with one or two first class coaches or as per demand on pre-defined circuit like- New Jalpaiguri - Rongtong, Siliguri Jn.- Tindharia, Tindharia - Kurseong , Kurseong - Darjeeling and Siliguri Jn – Kurseong.
Interested parties either can directly contact to office of Director/DHR, or visit to https://dhr.indianrailways.gov.in/ or Station Master of DHR section for charter.
This is an ideal way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and get-togethers on a UNESCO World Heritage site travelling in comfort and luxury, and at affordable rates through charter train.