Kalka to Shimla Toy Train Journey and All Stations

Want to enjoy lush green meadows and mountains? Then don’t miss the toy train journey from Kalka to Shimla. You can closely watch the mountains from the very narrow track of toy train. The experience to feel the nature is totally different when you are travelling by the Toy Train. The Toy Train doesn’t run fast like other Indian Railway trains. It takes 4-5 hours to cover 96km route from Kalka to Shimla. You will actually walk with the nature on your journey to Toy Train. The fresh air of trees, water-falls, views of beautiful mountains covered with trees and the scenic beauty; you would no longer remember your daily hustle-bustle of life for some time.

Kalka to Shimla route is having:

  1. Total 18 stations
  2. 96 km long route
  3. 103 tunnels
  4. 700 bends
  5. 800 bridges  

All stations from Kalka to Shimla

1. Kalka

This is the first station of your journey. Get ready for beautiful and long trees, mountains and everything you love about greenery.

Kalka Toy Train Journey
Kalka Station

2. Taksal

Taksal is the second station from Kalka to Shimla. It is 6 km from Kalka. It is a small village with a small population.

Taksal Toy Train Journey
Takasal Station

3. Gumman

Gumman Kalka Shimla Station
Gumman Station

Next station of your toy train journey is Gumman, 5 km from Taksal. It is a peaceful place where people live in a very peaceful manner. Because of a small station, not all the trains stop here.

4. Koti

Koti is 6 km from Gumman. Koti is a good place to enjoy the weather and greenery.

Koti Station - Toy Train Journey
Koti Station

5. Sonwara

Sonwara is 10 km from Koti. Sonwara is a small station, not all trains will stop here.

Sonwara Shimla Toy Train Route
Sonwara Station

6. Dharmpur

Dharampur is 6 km from Sonwara. Dharampur is a medium size town located in Solan district in Himachal Pradesh. Buses and Taxis are easily available from Dharampur.

Dharampur Himachal Toy Train Shimla
Dharampur Station

7. Kumarhatti Dagshai

Kumarhatti Dagshai to Shimla Toy Train Experience
Kumarhatti Dagshai Station

Kumarhatti Dagshai station is 6 km from Dharampur. It is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh and was founded by East India company in 1847.

8. Barog

Barog to Shimla Hill Station Tour
Barog Station

Barog is also a tourist place but not many people know the beauty of this place. Not very crowded so you can enjoy a peaceful travel in Barog.

5 best places to visit in Barog

  1. Dolanji Bon Monastery
  2. Choor Chandni Peak
  3. Barog Camping Grounds
  4. Graveyard of Barog
  5. Suketi Fossil Park

9. Solan

Solan Shimla Toy Train Route
Solan Station

Solan is an important station of Kalka Shimla route where all the trains halt for some time. Solan is also the largest city of Himachal Pradesh.

10. Salogra

Salogra to Shimla Toy Train
Salogra Station

Salogra station is 6 km from Solan. Salogra is one of the important tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh. April to June is the best time to visit Salogra.

11. Kandaghat

Kandaghat Station Shimla Toy Train
Kandaghat Station

6 km from Salogra station is Kandaghat. Kandaghat is a small town in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. The road to the famous tourist destination of Chail turns from Kandaghat.

12. Kanoh

Kanoh Station Toy Train
Kanoh Station

6 kms from Kandaghat station is Kanoh station. Kanoh is a medium size village of Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh.

13. Kaithlighat

Kaithlighat Toy Train Station
Kaithlighat Station

Kaithlighat station is 8 km from Kanoh.

14. Shoghi

Shoghi Toy Train Shimla
Shoghi Station

Shoghi is a small hill station and only 13 kms from Shimla. This place is known for the best fruit products. Best time to visit Shoghi is from November to March. Summers’ Temperature 15 to 24 degree Celsius , Winters -4 to 10 degree.

15. Taradevi

Taradevi Toy Train Station
Taradevi Station

Taradevi is 7 km from Shoghi station. This station is called Taradevi from the famous Tara Devi temple of Shimla.

16. Jutogh

Jutogh Shimla Toy Train Station
Jutogh Station

Jutogh is 5 km from Tara Devi. You can enjoy sightseeing and few attractions to visit near Jutogh.

17. Summer Hill

SummerHill to Shimla Hill Station
SummerHill Station

Summer Hill is only 4 km from Jutogh.

18. Shimla

Shimla Hill Station by Toy Train
Shimla Station

Welcome the very beautiful tourist destination of North India. Shimla is also called the ‘Queen of the hills’. Best places to visit in Shimla.

  1. Naldehra Golf Course
  2. Chail
  3. Kamna Devi Temple
  4. Tara Devi Temple
  5. Chadwick Falls
  6. Annadale
  7. Dhilon Pond
  8. Green Valley
  9. Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
  10. Indian Institute of Advanced Study
  11. Kali Bari Temple
  12. Jakhu Temple
  13. Kogi Mata Temple
  14. Kotkhai Palace
  15. Kiala Forest
  16. Kuthar Fort
  17. Laxminarayan Temple
  18. Kufri
  19. Manorville Mansion
  20. Christ Church
  21. Mahamaya Temple
  22. Summer Hill
  23. Tanni Jubbar Lake
  24. Shoolini Temple
  25. Prospect Hill
  26. Manjathal Santuary
  27. Reserve Forest Sanctuary
  28. Shaily Peak
  29. The Glen
  30. Dorje Drag Monastery
  31. Jubbal Palace
  32. Gurkha Gate
  33. Himachal State Museum
  34. Indira Tourist Park
  35. St. Andrew’s Church
  36. Himalayan Aviary
  37. St. Mary’s Church
  38. Photo Art Gallery
  39. Khara Pathar
  40. Diwan-i-Khas or Audience Hall
  41. Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park
  42. Luturu Mahadev Temple
  43. Fagu Ski Resort
  44. Grave of Barog
  45. Lankra Veer Temple
  46. Mahamai Temple
  47. Rothney Castle
  48. Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

Kalka to Shimla Toy Train Timings

There are seven trains from Kalka to Shimla including two holiday special trains.

KLK SML Passenger
Train No.: 52457
Departure Time: 4:00 AM
Arrival Time: 9:20 AM

Rail Motor Car
Train No.: 72451
Departure Time: 05:10 AM
Arrival Time: 9:50 AM

Shivalik Deluxe Express Super Fast Express
Train No.: 52451
Departure Time: 5:30 AM
Arrival Time: 10:15 AM

Kalka Shimla Mail I, II
Train No.: 52453
Departure Time: 6:00 AM
Arrival Time: 11:05 AM

Holiday Special – I
Train No.: 52441
Departure Time: 07:00 AM
Arrival Time: 12:10 PM

Kalka – Shimla Express/Himalayan Queen
Train No.: 52455
Departure Time: 12:10 PM
Arrival Time: 5:20 PM

Holiday Special – II
Train No.: 52433
Departure Time: 12:45 PM
Arrival Time: 06:10 PM

Kalka to Shimla Toy Train Booking

Visit the Indian Railway website IRCTC to book your toy train ticket from Kalka to Shimla or from Shimla to Kalka.


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