Indian Railways That Are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train," is a narrow-gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal. It was built in 1881 and is known for its stunning views of the Himalayas.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a narrow-gauge railway that runs between Mettupalayam and Ooty in Tamil Nadu. It was built in 1908 and is known for its scenic beauty and the engineering marvels involved in its construction.
The Kalka-Shimla Railway is a narrow-gauge railway that runs between Kalka and Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. It was built in 1898 and is known for its stunning views of the Himalayas and the scenic beauty of the region.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, also known as Victoria Terminus, is a historic railway station in Mumbai. It was built in 1887 and is known for its stunning Gothic architecture and its role in the history of Indian railways.
Mountain Railways of India
The Mountain Railways of India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka-Shimla Railway. It recognizes the unique engineering and cultural heritage of these railways.